Category Archive: Plants

Wordless Wednesday – Hedgerow Delight

Discovering my hometown

With a lovely new puppy comes the long walks to try and use up some of that pent up energy that they seem store up and ensure it is not focused on digging… Continue reading

A moss covered wall

Sometimes it really is the smallest things that catch your attention while you are out on a walk or pottering around a garden. For me last week the thing that caught my eye… Continue reading

An Adventure with Garlic

During the week I said that the vegetable garden was already showing signs of growth and I was not lying! I was very surprised to see how much the garlic I planted in… Continue reading

A colourful look back at 2013

Over the past few days I have been looking back over the many photos I took in 2013 and especially the ones I have used here on the blog. I decided to do… Continue reading

Beyond The Garden Wall – Farmleigh Walled Garden

While poking around my blog, I noticed that I had a number of posts in draft that I never actually published! So it may seem very strange talking about these gardens in the… Continue reading

A home grown Christmas

While this year our Christmas was not as home grown as I would have liked, it did have one major part that was home grown! I would have loved to be more organised… Continue reading

Changing seasons in the garden

The seasons were changing very gradually for the past few weeks but then in the last few days they changed in a split second and now we are truly in the middle of… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday – Autumn Fire

Burning Virginia Creeper

Virginia creeper is a great climber in my eyes! While it is not as showy and as colourful as other climbers I love the very dense foliage. It also has a great ability to… Continue reading