Category Archives: Garden

2018 Friday Photo Challenge 1

Postcard from Gibralter is hosting a photo challenge this year, it’s along the same lines as the one organised by Nana Cathy┬álast year, I didn’t get myself organised last year but I’m going to try this time! Wild Daffodil is … Continue reading

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Advent has begun!

Yesterday it was the first Sunday in Advent, the day when Christmas officially starts in our house and the first decorations go up. I tend to do Christmas decorations in waves, Advent, then maybe the tree, and finally everything else. … Continue reading

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A Meander Round the Garden

Autumn seems to have arrived all of a sudden this year, not that we had much of a summer, but within the last week the leaves are changing, falling, walks are getting crunchier and there is a definite nip in … Continue reading

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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

We’ve had a few nice dry days here in Yorkshire and I’ve managed to spend quite a few hours in the garden. It’s almost happy dance time for my AA garden…almost! Last weekend I started marking out where my raised … Continue reading

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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

I’ve just had nearly a week off work, just the way my shifts worked out, so I’ve managed to do quite a few hours in the garden. It’s been pretty perfect gardening weather, warm and dry, but not too hot! … Continue reading

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Moody Blues and Purples in the Garden

As I showed you all my orange flowers in the garden last week, I thought I’d have a blue day, show you the flowers I have to calm down the orange in my Amber and Amethyst garden, although there isn’t … Continue reading

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Oranges in the Garden

When I first started out in gardening, in my younger days, I would turn my nose up at orange flowers, ‘I don’t do orange!’ they were too gaudy and brash! I liked the restrained look of Vita Sackville-West’s white garden, … Continue reading

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Wentworth Woodhouse

Last week my Women’s Institute had a fantastic day out at Wentworth Woodhouse, near Rotherham in South Yorkshire. We had an amazing guide, full of character, who really brought the place alive, his knowledge of the history of Wentworth Woodhouse … Continue reading

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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

I’ve been quite busy in the garden recently, I can actually see light at the end of the tunnel with the clearance of the AA garden! All the wooden beds have now been removed, beds have been cleared apart from … Continue reading

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A Meander Round the Garden

I’ve managed to work on the garden a fair bit over the last couple of weeks, just clearing and weeding, but at least I can see some progress… In the AA garden I’m completely redesigning it and trying to get … Continue reading

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