Category Archives: Garden

Robin Redbreast

I’ve a few projects on the go at the moment, various presents or Christmassy stitchings, I haven’t quite decided what this one will be yet… I love seeing robins round the garden, they’re never very far away when I’m gardening, … Continue reading

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Stitch My Garden SAL

Three weeks ago when I last posted about my garden embroidery, I had just started the lay out of the area by the summerhouse… I haven’t done a huge amount but I’ve started the ‘hard landscaping’, as with a real … Continue reading

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A Quick Stitch

Last night I put together some threads for a little piece of stitching to go in the project bag I have in my handbag. I started stitching whilst waiting for my physio appointment and finished it this evening! It’s only … Continue reading

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Jack Frost

This morning I embroidered two bees on my crazy patchwork piece and decided it was finished! Last week when I shared this piece I still had a few areas to work on… I continued the gimp thread from the lace … Continue reading

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Stitch-a-Garden SAL

Having finally finished my embroidery of our patio, I’ve just started the next page for my garden book, the top garden where the summerhouse is… There’s a few bigger features in this part of the garden, such as the summerhouse, … Continue reading

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Jack Frost

One of my most successful purchases from the Harrogate Flower Show has been Brunnera Jack Frost, I bought it quite a number of years ago and it still looks good, It’s a hard working perennial which has sprays of tiny … Continue reading

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David Austin Roses

I’ve just finished my embroidery of some of the David Austin roses in my garden…I have quite a few! David Austin started breeding roses back in 1961 and he managed to breed roses which both looked beautiful and had a … Continue reading

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Stitch a Garden SAL

Well I have my dancing shoes on! Last night I finished – ish my stitched patio garden for my fabric book about my garden. I say -ish as I might just put a few more stitches on it…might! This is … Continue reading

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David Austin Roses

I’ve got rather a lot of David Austin roses in my garden, at a rough estimate I’ve probably got about thirty different roses and about fifty actual rose bushes. David Austin was I think the first rose breeder to mix … Continue reading

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A Barn Owl in the Garden

I have a bit of a thing about barn owls, they’re beautiful birds and it’s quite a magical experience when you see one. I was once driving home in the dark along a country lane and as I turned a … Continue reading

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