Tag Archives: Gardening
Actually, it’s oh so hot, and dry. We are desperate for some rain – not downpours as the ground is too baked and it would just run off. We need lighter but prolonged rain. Around town, the grass everywhere is … Continue reading
For the last couple of weeks I’ve been picking strawberries, raspberries and lettuce most days. The strawberries are going down well and are delicious, and the raspberries are going in the freezer. Gooseberries are still ripening but looking good. Today’s … Continue reading
Our garden this week has been in a bit of a holding pattern, just regular watering and keeping an eye on things, though we have started harvesting strawberries – and they are delicious. Not many, but enough for a little … Continue reading
Not just to see the garden, of course, but I took some photos while I was there. It’s all very colourful, and a lot neater than ours! Front: And back: And no visit to Mum’s would be complete without a … Continue reading
After breakfast a quick half hour of dead-heading and chopping back led to an even quicker photo session – it would have been longer but the camera battery was low! I dead-headed the aquilegia, the snow-in-summer and some of the … Continue reading
The slide scanning has continued at a slightly reduced pace this weekend as I had other things to do, but I’ve done a few more yesterday and today. It seems like an opportune moment to post a few of my … Continue reading
Slightly more than one for each month because for some months I couldn’t pick just one as typical, but a good look through the year and how the garden changed with the seasons.