My view of the garden when I sit in the corner behind the apple tree! The blossom is beginning to open. And a smaller ‘arty’ version. Which do you prefer? The rose I showed you as a bud Has opened And look closer And indoors some daisies from flowers my son bought me.
I don’t normally do silent Sunday posts but I just wanted to share these. ****
Especially at a time like this. I have been watching my apple tree these last few days. Every day the buds get bigger. I look forward to the blossom and then hopefully apples! There is so much to see in the garden just now, even if mine is very small. There are traces of the… Read More The Joy of a Garden
Having been home for almost two weeks with a cold that I didn’t want to pass on to anyone else at this tricky time, I am beginning to feel a bit lonely, so I may be writing posts on my blog more often, since talking to my blog seems a bit better than talking to… Read More I used to have Real Indoor Plants!
With the fondness for alliteration in naming posts aligned to particular days of the week and feeling a delight at the large cluster of primroses in my garden this year I decided to create this post. The primroses were given to me a few years ago by a friend who was having to reduce the… Read More Flowery Friday
During the last month I finished some knitting and some crochet. For crochet I showed you my colour choice for a new blanket and the actual yarn I ended up buying. I also showed you my finished Slow Granny Ripple blanket. As to knitting, I showed you the rainbow fairy coat and hat that I… Read More Monthly Montage – May
Well actually I think it may be a moth. The other day I was just walking to the Post Office to post a parcel when I noticed a splash of colour on the edge of the road. Not having my camera with me I took out my phone and got as close as I could… Read More Unusual Butterfly
I went on the regular Southampton Common Health Walk this week and we extended the walk to go and see the wild orchids. As you can see they are quite small but beautiful none the less. here are some close ups. and and As you can see there is quite a variety of colouring on… Read More Wild Orchids
I don’t have much to harvest in my garden but one of the things I grow is garlic. I plant it in the autumn at bulb planting time. Just a few cloves from my normal kitchen store. Normally it is ready to dig up in mid June but this year when I finally got out… Read More Harvest time!
It is amazing to think that it is now the end of April. With various concerns I feel as if much of the last few months has passed me by. My apple tree has blossomed and the blossom has gone. Not much this year so not many apples to look forward to. My clematis on… Read More Monthly Montage – April