Tag Archive: Summer

Num Num not only bakes she gardens – Kitchen Garden Slaw

A few days ago Rebecca’s latest blog post for Beyond the Wild Garden went live. You will remember in it you were promised a recipe that makes good use of some of the things… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday – Splash of Red

Wordless Wednesday – Ripening

The Summer of Sunflowers

This year has been an absolutely amazing year for sunflowers! I don’t think I could find a single flower that sums up summer as perfectly as a sunflower does. Their big jolly heads… Continue reading

A Visit to the Rose Garden at The Botanic Gardens

So yes my love affair with roses still burns strong and last week I was treated to a great display of them in the Botanic Gardens. I went on an extremely warm sunny… Continue reading

Elderflower Cordial

I think it’s officially summer when you get to sit in a sun drenched garden with a cool glass of elderflower cordial!! I have always wanted to make my own but every year… Continue reading

A Bad Year for Blackberries

2012 was a terrible year for Blackberries, Rubus fruticosus. The poor weather meant there was not nearly as many fruit. The fruit that normally appears like blackened jewels on brambles that twist their… Continue reading