Cleared For Landing

Today the wind had dropped to “a fresh breeze” with sunny spells. We each enjoyed several sessions of gardening. Mine concentrated on dead-heading and clearing to compost. Naturally I carried my camera, photographing the reds and pinks of petunias, pelargoniums, hollyhocks; and roses Compassion, Open Arms, and that we call peach beside the patio. TheContinue reading “Cleared For Landing”

A Bunch Of Roses

This afternoon I dead headed some roses then photographed them. In the Rose Garden, Mum in a million is chaperoned by similarly hued self seeded foxgloves and gladioli that have found their way from the compost; Summer Time, already tied up has sprung away from its tether and needed to be put back in itsContinue reading “A Bunch Of Roses”

Say “Bye”

I woke later than usual this morning. As I passed our upstairs windows soon after 7 a.m. I spied Jackie standing with a camera at the far end of the garden. She was taking advantage of the early morning light, which was just as well for the first three images in particular. Titles, as usual,Continue reading “Say “Bye””

I Took A Tumble

CLICK ON ANY IMAGE IN A GROUP TO ACCESS ITS GALLERY, INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS OF WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN AND CHECKING BOX AT BOTTOM RIGHT. SINGLE IMAGES MAY BE ENLARGED WITH A CLICK WHICH CAN BE REPEATED Ronan and Mark of Tom Sutton Heating are well on schedule with our newContinue reading “I Took A Tumble”

Late Summer Flowering

CLICK ON ANY IMAGE IN A GROUP TO ACCESS ITS GALLERY, INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS OF WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN AND CHECKING BOX AT BOTTOM RIGHT I began the day with a walk round the garden with the camera. Jackie joined me to ensure that I did not miss any of herContinue reading “Late Summer Flowering”

Hot Chocolate And Hot Lips

SINGLE PHOTOGRAPHS CAN BE ENLARGED WITH A CLICK OR TWO. CLICKING ON ANY IMAGE IN A GROUP ACCESSES ITS GALLERY, INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS OF WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN AND CHECKING BOX AT BOTTOM RIGHT It was another mark of progress this morning when I wandered around the overcast garden while JackieContinue reading “Hot Chocolate And Hot Lips”

Survivors

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED My very good blogging friend G.P. Cox had a good laugh yesterday at my statement that ‘surely nothing could go wrong’, concerning my dental teeth cleaning appointment today. Well, GP, I do hope you are ready for another. I received a telephone call at lunchtime today cancellingContinue reading “Survivors”

Maybe There’ll Be Frost

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED Although the meteorologists keep changing their minds about it, we have a frost warning for tonight. We therefore began the task of bringing some of the more tender potted plants into a makeshift cold frame and the greenhouse. Sun still streaked across the Gazebo Path; across theContinue reading “Maybe There’ll Be Frost”

The Never Ending Summer

CLICK ON SMALLER CLUSTERS TO ACCESS LARGER GALLERIES WHICH CAN BE EVEN MORE¬†ENLARGED. This morning, Aaron and Sean finished their tree work. Our friend, of AP Maintenance, demonstrated that he has entered into the spirit of photography when he suggested I might make an action image of him felling a branch. I took two picturesContinue reading “The Never Ending Summer”

There’s Some Corner Of An English Churchyard

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF NECESSARY. Over breakfast this morning, I photographed two more angles of view through the kitchen window; and afterwards, The Rose Garden. We have many banks of aquilegias. Compassion¬†blooms on the Dead End Path arch, And we have our first bottle brush flower. A Painted Lady butterfly availed itselfContinue reading “There’s Some Corner Of An English Churchyard”