Monthly Archives: July 2017

Bloom 2017 – Sweet as a Sweet Pea

This was perhaps the second bunch of Lathyrus I have picked this summer, a welcome sight indeed. I chose a collection six packets of seeds from Sarah Raven this year. I sowed them all and had over 50 plants but … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – Week Twenty

Here goes another week. Bright sunny start. Love the white light of the greenhouse and that blue sky. You know me. Can’t resist a sunset sky. This week our niece baked cookies. Yum! A new to me sunflower. Someone was … Continue reading

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Her Summer List, Our Summer Memories

When summer approaches and we get a few days of good weather I am always inspired to hop on the summer list/goals bandwagon. But then I get disheartened because it will rain for a solid week and time ticks by. … Continue reading

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Two Bean and Avocado Pasta Salad

The weather here today is cool and cloudy, I had a jumper and a coat on when I walked Bud earlier. It’s pretty miserable so I thought I’d cheer myself up by remembering this delicious pasta salad I made recently. … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – Week Eighteen and Nineteen

I know reading here is a challenge of late but Gav has plans in the works and hopefully we’ll be back to normal soon and the site won’t fall over every two minutes. If you are still here, thank you. … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – Lime and Pink

After many years growing biennials here in the north of England I seem to have hit upon a successful formula for abundant blooms. In our garden they are not biennials but triennials! Sow in June, the following summer you get … Continue reading

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52 Stories – Number Fifty One – Making Plans

Here we go with another scrapbook page as I try to get the story I really want to tell into the album. Making Plans Here is the story from the page – It was a little bit of a panic … 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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Bloom 2017 – Update from the Garden

I thought is was about time I shared a few photos from the garden here. After all that talk of rain its good to look at these pictures, from a couple of weeks ago and see how much everything has … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – Week Seventeen

Hello and welcome to another week in pictures. The courgettes are getting there. Rain watching. Rose admiration. More rain. But sunshine too. Got myself a stick. Working in the garden. That was a very Buddy and Mel-centric week! Save Save

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