Tag Archives: garden

The Garden: July 2022, Part One

Goodness, we are being beaten up by the weather. We don’t water, as no doubt the Tower of London does its wildflowers so ours are beginning to wilt. The month was grand at the beginning… but recently it’s been getting … Continue reading

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Week Twenty-Five: 2022

A week of ends, loose or otherwise. I managed, a week or so ago to send the last draft of my book ‘TheDiary of a Trainee In-Law’ to my editor. Then, in rapid order I finished an edit of my … Continue reading

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The Garden June 2022

This time of year the garden seems to pause. The poppies are done and the dahlias still to arrive. Still you can make up you mind. Oh and yes we’ve allowed the lawn to grow out and the clover in … Continue reading

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The Garden – Mid June 2022 #garden

It’s been a bit mixed and today it’s nearing 30C with 34C threatened tomorrow making it one of the hottest June days on record. The colours, though have been stunning and while I’ve let the lawn grow shaggy to preserve … Continue reading

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Sisters Doing It For Themselves

Meanwhile the garden is finding its colourful feet

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Roses Are Red (And White, And Peachy, and Yellow…)

This time of year, when the roses in the garden return for their first flush is always a joy, both the full blooms and the tiny buds (which are often a totally different colour).

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Week Twenty: 2022

This week has been garden based, mostly, much to Dog’s frustration. A bit of lawn maintenance, a fair bit of planting and weeding and general this and thatery. Beyond the garden and walking Dog, I spend a fair amount of … Continue reading

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May Garden, After The Rain

A week on and… It always looks very perky. As does Dog… And the views from the hill on our favourite walk are as contemplative as ever.

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May Garden: a bit of colour #garden #May2022

The first half of May has been dry and happily, today the rain has come. It perks everything up. That said, a lot grows at this time of year and some colour is bursting out… And Dog is out and … Continue reading

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Week Sixteen: 2022

If you’re on a bit of a break, then a catch up on what’s on your mind is a bit contradictory. But hey, it’s easy to throw a few things down. As you’ll know I had a procedure and it … Continue reading

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