Refurbishing Garage Door Planting

This morning I posted https://derrickjknight.com/2021/09/06/a-knights-tale-28-three-monarchs-in-quick-succession/ While we continue to experience the dry scorching heat of an Indian summer, our containers need watering at least once a day. Occasionally diverting for a little dead heading I carried out this task this afternoon while Jackie completed and photographed the progress of her refurbishment of the front gardenContinue reading “Refurbishing Garage Door Planting”

Traffic Calming

Today’s weather was hot and humid with intermittent sunshine. We gardened in the morning. I am delighted to report that Nugget is alive and well and was in his customary attendance. Those readers who suggested that he might be moulting were clearly correct. Jackie concentrated largely on the Rose Garden where, among other tasks, sheContinue reading “Traffic Calming”

Ella And The Ladybirds

Strong winds howled throughout the night, and did not abate until midday – then only temporarily. A warm sun put in intermittent appearances. Among Aaron’s tasks was weeding the Back Drive. “Where’s Aaron?” (10). Bigification might help with this one. Here are the results of my garden photoshoot. “Where’s Jackie?” (4) is the picture containingContinue reading “Ella And The Ladybirds”

A Splendid Morning

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED. The weather this morning was splendid. The morning was to become more so, with a visit from good friends. In eager anticipation of the arrival Jackie was out early sweeping the corridors, manicuring the green carpet, refreshing the flowers, and generally tidying up the reception room thatContinue reading “A Splendid Morning”