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Beautiful Butterflies

  Been so very happy this summer to see beautiful butterflies in our garden and lucky enough to have snapped photos of them too! Above is the Red Admiral and below we have a Small Tortoiseshell. Look at that pretty … Continue reading

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The October Garden Showing Off My One Little Word®

My One Little Word® this year is light. I have been trying to pay special attention to the literal light around me as well as thinking of how it plays in a non literal sense. When I was wandering around the … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – Studded with Purple

I mentioned that I have a few more flower arrangements up my sleeve even though the season is changed and the cutting patches have all but given up. I’d actually forgotten all about this arrangement until I was sorting photographs … Continue reading

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The Bees of 2017

After that floral update I thought it would be fun so share a few photos of the bees I’ve been snapping this summer. Oh the bees! I love the bees. All kinds, all shapes, all sizes. They are vital little … Continue reading

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Currently – Spring 2017

The Garden I’ve been wandering around the garden for weeks now peering at things and making mental list upon list of jobs that have to be done. But the truth of it was that I wasn’t feeling it. I was … Continue reading

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The perfect time in the garden

It’s that time of year. The good time. The busy time. The potential is here time. We have said hello and goodbye to lots of lovely Tulips. This one is Queen of Night. We have sown seed in the new … Continue reading

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Oh beautiful bees, which one are you?

I don’t think it would come as much of a surprise to anyone that’s been here for a while that I love bees. They are a vital part of our garden and a vital part of our food production and … Continue reading

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The Hawkmoth Caterpillar

There are some little critters I like. (Foxes, squirrels, bees.)  And some little critters I do not like. (Spiders, wasps, wats – can’t even bring myself to write the correct word….) This find falls into the like category although I … Continue reading

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The Garden – a photo review of the summer so far

I know it isn’t over yet but I had quite a few photos taken over the last three months that capture the light and some of the plants we have grown and allowed to self sow this year. A self-sown … Continue reading

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Sunflower watch

We are growing a new sunflower this year. Helianthus ‘helios flame.’ I’m a bit of a traditionalist when it comes to sunflowers and didn’t fancy growing this bi-coloured variety but Gav wanted to try it so we did. So far … Continue reading

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