A Paint Job

This morning, before dawn’s light had penetrated neighbouring trees, I photographed the wakening garden from above. Aurora first fingered the wisteria; the crab apple and the Amanogawa blossoms.     Aaron of A.P. Maintenance gave the shed two coats of paint, then drank a mug of tea while, at a suitable distance, I admired hisContinue reading “A Paint Job”

Before And After: The Patio

Once more,¬†wet and warm described the day’s weather. Although we have created a gravelled patio at the south end of the garden, there always was a designed one alongside the back of the house. This, in April 2014 was full of weeds and the surrounding areas were overgrown. Our project is a continuing one, soContinue reading “Before And After: The Patio”

The Plantation House And Garden

A visitor just inside the front door this morning somewhat deterred Jackie from leaving the house by that route. Well, it was suspended at just about head height. Yesterday the Head Gardener pronounced sentence of death on a ficus which was far too close to the patio, and too big for the plot it occupied.Continue reading “The Plantation House And Garden”