In The Night Garden

Following the call of the moon last night Jackie took her camera into the garden to photograph its light; she moved on to sculptures Florence and her Owl She worked on the garden during the day, beginning with lining up tubs of tulips on the patio, showing  those in the process of uncurling alongside earlierContinue reading “In The Night Garden”

From The Greenhouse

Once again the weather today was bright, sunny, and cool. Nugget posted a brief tweet: “I’ve just dropped down to let all my fans know that I am very well and rather preoccupied at the moment. Sorry, Jackie, I can’t stop while you collect your camera.” While Jackie worked outside and, as in this picture,Continue reading “From The Greenhouse”

A Year For Honesty

Today the weather was fairly gloomy. Early rain gave way to overcast clouds and oppressive warmth. Our own garden seemed the best venue. Bees, nevertheless, were busy plundering the amanogawa cherry now in full bloom. Tulips, which, until now have kept their collars tightly buttoned, are beginning to think about loosening their ties. Avian courtingContinue reading “A Year For Honesty”

A Surprise To Come

Beginning with the cherry trees at the front, I focussed on the garden this morning. A crafty sparrow uses this holly tree as a diversionary tactic en route to its nest around the corner. Despite the efforts of cumbersome pigeons and pelting hailstones, the pale pink winter flowering example has bloomed constantly since September; aContinue reading “A Surprise To Come”

Interlopers

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. THOSE IN GROUPS ACCESS GALLERIES THAT CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN THE PAGE AND CLICKING THE RELEVANT BOX. This morning we continued tidying the garden. The lovely daffodils occupying this old ginger jar have such long, slender, stems that they are unable to support their heavy heads in the garden. JackieContinue reading “Interlopers”