Against The Light

My share of the today’s garden maintenance was a little dead heading and feeding the compost bin; Jackie’s was mostly making and mending. This dull and cooler afternoon we drove into the forest. Ponies and their foal grazed on a stretch of meadow at the East Boldre end of St Leonard’s Road, where a pigeonContinue reading “Against The Light”

Passing Pedestrian Pairs

On another hot, sunny, day I took a stroll around the garden, passing the Dead End Path; the Heligan Path; the Rose Garden; the Palm Bed: and the Cryptomeria Bed – where’s Jackie in this shot?. Jackie weeded, planted, and generally tidied, including rearranging pots to her liking. She photographed some of these herself. andContinue reading “Passing Pedestrian Pairs”

On The Verges

Today Jackie drove us to Upper Dicker and back for Poppy’s fourth birthday party. This was a gathering of young families with children who enjoyed great fun in the heat of a splendidly sunny day in Mat and Tess’s garden. There were games galore; much tasty finger food; home made Danish pastries; and a splendidContinue reading “On The Verges”