Category Archives: Gardening


Over the past few weeks my blog buddies(!) have been sharing their photos of Amaryllises (or is that Amaryllisi??).  The courtyard pots at Christ Church in Jerusalem are full of these beautiful blooms. They are very delicate, with the stems … Continue reading

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We have had  a busy weekend in the sunshine, visiting Chatsworth House with my very special people!!  We have been to Chatsworth quite a few times, and each time we visit I latch onto some new angle.  This time it … Continue reading

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Today has been a day of treats!  Beautiful, colourful goodies!  It started with this…. a little bundle, followed on by this.. little bundle!  They went up to be…. and… They will hopefully bloom until the end of May and bring … Continue reading

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Purple patches.

I was stood looking out of the window yesterday when I got the call!  The flowers in the garden are really coming together now and a lot of them are purple!!  Now you know how I love purple and these … Continue reading

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Inside, outside.

We have had a beautiful weekend with the sun shining and the garden really blossoming.  It has been a weekend for being inside and outside.  We have decided to grow some fruit this year.  The rhubarb is well accustomed to … Continue reading

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A Bunch of Thank Yous!

The simple act of giving a bunch of flowers can say and mean such a lot, and Saturday I received the most gorgeous bunch of tulips and freesias.  And while they were a thank you for the invitation, I can give … Continue reading

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Umming and Erring!

Decisions,  decisions.  Do I put them outside or leave them inside?  This is my dilemma with these little things. Aren’t  they beautiful?  I have ten little primula plants all carefully potted on from their plug plant stage and really they are big … Continue reading

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