Tuesday View 6th December plus 360°

Yesterday the weather was glorious, warm, blue skies and sunshine, perfect for planting bulbs!  But other things got in the way so it was today I was outside planting tulips.  The day was grey with only a few glimpses of the sun all day and it was damp cold.   Continue reading

In a Vase on Monday – Feeling Blue

Mondays in December can be difficult to find flowers to pick from our gardens to fill a vase.  But Cathy at Rambling in the Garden challenges us every week and so we go rambling ourselves to see what we can find. Continue reading

April 14th 2016

After writing in some detail about the area around the west side of the house including the Large Island I thought I would be moving on to other parts of the garden but each day (almost hour) brings new plants in flower so today is just a wander around the garden showing you what is new and catching my eye. Continue reading

First flower in the spring walk

In contrast to the dull day yesterday, today is mild and sunny, the perfect day to be outside but I’m still a little unwell to work outside but the sunshine brightens my spirits even if I am indoors.  It was warm enough for a walk around the garden to check if there are any new shoots or promises of buds to open. Continue reading