Dressing Chef

I wandered around the garden in today’s early morning light. Alongside the magnolia Vulcan stand the first of our rhododendrons in full bloom. The small diurnal yellow and orange poppies that crop up everywhere have woken up; forget-me-nots also thrust through soil and gravel at will; even more ubiquitous are honesty, and bluebells. Iberis, aubretia,Continue reading “Dressing Chef”

Can It Really Be October?

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. FURTHER ENLARGEMENT CAN BE OBTAINED WITH A CLICK OR TWO Today I took several strolls around the garden, marvelling at what we still have in bloom.Continue reading “Can It Really Be October?”

Even The Dog Knows……

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. THOSE IN GROUPS ACCESS GALLERIES WHERE INDIVIDUAL IMAGES┬áCAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN THE PAGE AND CLICKING ON THE RELEVANT BOX. Helen and Shelly visited this morning for coffee, scones, and a trip round the garden. Unfortunately the sun disappeared during their visit. My later photographs saw betterContinue reading “Even The Dog Knows……”

April In May

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. THOSE IN GROUPS CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN THE PAGE AND CLICKING THE RELEVANT BOX. Today our April showers began. This morning Jackie continued her planting, weeding, and tidying; while I dug out a bank of sycamore seedlings dropped onto the Back Drive borders by a treeContinue reading “April In May”