Fishy Business

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED. This morning, Jackie went hunting for pond liner to mend a leak in the Waterboy fountain whilst Aaron cleared wind-battered plants and cut back others encroaching on the paths, and I dead-headed in the rose garden and beyond. In the first of the above two pictures, theContinue reading “Fishy Business”

The Crane

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED. This morning Shelly and Ron visited with more presents for Jackie. We sat talking on the patio before conducting the obligatory garden tour. The poplar, of which I featured a close-up yesterday, made a pleasing back drop to our conversation. Also yesterday I photographed Just Joey beforeContinue reading “The Crane”

Blending

Our daughter Becky is convinced that I bear a resemblance to Worzel Gummidge. As I scanned yesterday’s photograph of four year old Louisa I wondered what the wit would have to say about it. This was her Facebook observation: ‘How clever of you to include a portrait of yourself in the photo of Louisa!’ ManagingContinue reading “Blending”

The Garden Map

Come for a further wander down the garden paths. Stepping out of┬áthe utility room stable doorway, we meet this little rose that was bramble-bound last year. This frilly new pink poppy sits quite well against the red Japanese maple, visible from the kitchen window. Opposite our small patch of grass, we think designed for aContinue reading “The Garden Map”