Category Archives: Photos

Small Things

My sister sent me some photos of a couple of hedgehogs she and the kids saw tonight, near their house, and says I can use them here. I have never seen ‘my’ hedgehog early enough to get anything but the … Continue reading

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Some things just will not die.

Take the polytunnel tomatoes, for example. They’ll never win prizes, but I admire their tenacity at surviving the year. I’ve decided to┬áturn it into a sauce and, quite literally, bottle it. (There are so few that it’ll be taking the … Continue reading

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I Can Be Bought With Flowers

If I met whomever invented the hand-tied bouquet, or the inventor of the collapsible vase, I’d snog them full on the mouths. Seriously, if you’re as rubbish as I always have been with flowers, whilst simultaneously really liking them, the … Continue reading

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Here Comes The Sun(flower)

I went to the allotment and assisted (held things) while someone who knows about these things taught me how to make a rectangular or square raised bed.* The wooden slats I saved from my old bed have now come together … Continue reading

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Things in my Garden, Part 2.

I have continued to pay attention to and appreciate the small things – and the sunflower, which is continuing to grow and throw up new flower heads. Whilst not taking these pictures, I’ve been harvesting tomatoes, which I’ve then roasted … Continue reading

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Things in my garden

I find that I appreciate my garden more when I notice the small things. Here are some of them.

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High Hopes

Back in April, I planted some sunflower seeds. They started off brilliantly, and grew quickly, so I had high hopes when I planted them. I tend to categorise my gardening years as being ‘good for –‘ and this year has … Continue reading

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