Wednesday 30 May 2018
Comments Off on Up the Garden Path
Sitting in a chair eating my breakfast this morning, I was struck by the view up the garden path, which is looking glorious in this season. The curve of the path is softened by the foliage and, at the focal … Continue reading
Sunday 20 May 2018
Comments Off on A Relative of the Sock Monster?
They say that gaffa tape is like The Force; there’s a light side, a dark side and it holds the universe together. They say a lot of things but I have to say that gaffa tape is presently holding the … Continue reading
Thursday 17 May 2018
Comments Off on May I Enjoy the Garden?
After uploading the back garden shot for May 2018, I realised I had May shots going back a number of years to compare: It is fascinating to look back through photography and see how things have changed – and also … Continue reading
Tuesday 8 May 2018
Comments Off on Great Strength or Poor Aim?
It is probably down to the latter but I’ve already managed to prang the handle of that sledgehammer I mentioned the other day. I probably should have concentrated more on aiming than on slamming the hammer down as hard as … Continue reading
Sunday 6 May 2018
Comments Off on Grenade
I came back from my trip to Devon with a new (to me) sledgehammer and splitting grenade, which I put to work this afternoon. The grenade isn’t explosive but does make it possible to break down logs that have resisted … Continue reading
Friday 4 May 2018
Comments Off on Trilliums
Visiting RHS Rosemoor yesterday, I spotted a patch of Trilliums in an area we rarely visit: It reminded me of our visit to Canada last year – Trilliums are the official flower of Ontario province, where we were staying, and … Continue reading
Friday 27 April 2018
Comments Off on Plastic Garden Hero
As I stood in the kitchen this morning, listening to Radio 4 online and catching up with a recent programme, I suddenly felt particularly virtuous. I had my hands in soapy water, washing off ‘disposable’ plastic plant labels for another … Continue reading