Category Archives: Garden

Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

I had to dash out in between showers to take garden photos today, makes a nice change! August is traditionally quite a quiet time in an English garden, the roses are on their way out, geraniums are pretty much over, … Continue reading

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Eighteen for 18

We’re a week into August already! A little late, but here’s my report on how I’m doing with my challenge, Eighteen for 18…   1 Etsy store opened; Still no further, I think I really need to take the plunge … Continue reading

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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

We’ve finally had a reasonable amount of rain over the last couple of weeks, enough so I could manage to dig a hole or three today to plant some perennials that I’ve been trying to keep alive for the last … Continue reading

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Friday Photo Challenge

Today’s photo challenge from Postcard from Gibraltar is a bit easier, the theme is garden – I think I might have just a few photos that would fit in that category! This is an embroidery I stitched back in 2015, … Continue reading

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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

The garden is looking surprising green considering how dry everything is, the one thunderstorm we had last week did very little to the soil, I managed to get three plants planted the day after, but most of the beds are … Continue reading

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Raindrops on Roses

Isn’t this a gorgeous photo – raindrops on roses! Yes, it rained today!!!  I didn’t even grumble when I got wet taking these photos for Monday’s Meander Round the Garden, I was even humming the song from The Sound of … Continue reading

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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

Well, our heatwave continues here in the UK with no sign of a change and the countryside is starting to look parched, our grass is looking a bit brown too but I know that will quickly green up as soon … Continue reading

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Kew Gardens

I’m playing catch up with my blog posts at the moment so apologies if I’m a couple of weeks late… I went down to London in June to visit my Australian penfriend, it was our last weekend together before she … Continue reading

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Eighteen for 18

We’re half way through the year already, so how am I doing with my Eighteen for 18 challenges; 1 Etsy store opened; Still no further, I think I really need to take the plunge and just put a few things … Continue reading

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Sculptures in the Garden

Today it’s the first Tuesday in July so it’s time for the monthly photo meet-up organised by Wild Daffodil. This months theme is sculpture. At first I thought I didn’t have any photos of sculptures, thinking of the big things … Continue reading

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