Flutterby Butterfly

Its nearly the end of November but in the height of the midday day sun I spotted this beautiful creature in the garden.  So not expecting this on a winters day but so delightful to see.       Flutterby Butterfly Into a field of buttercups Soak it up have your sup Drink it in … Continue reading Flutterby Butterfly

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Don’t let the sun go down

We are well into autumn, the days are getting shorter and the colours around have never been more striking. The contrasts between the vibrant colours of the changing leaves and the darker moodier sky captures the imagination..  Keep the colours trooping and add in some pots or hanging plants to enhance the vibe. Pansies and violas … Continue reading Don’t let the sun go down

Teeny Blooming Places

Gardening in miniature means that you can create your own garden in the tiniest of space. Even if all you have is a window ledge, or a small balcony you can create your very own miniature garden. Use household items like left over jars and cartons to plant up small plants and seedlings to create … Continue reading Teeny Blooming Places

Amazing Amsterdam

Amsterdam is one of the prettiest, friendly laid back cities I have every had the pleasure to visit.  In this city you don't  even need your own outside space to enjoy being outside amongst your very own cultivated blooms.The tolerant nature of the free spirits that live in this city means that you can  just put … Continue reading Amazing Amsterdam

Have a cosmic new year

As short winter days leaves gazing at the garden out of the question I realise how much I miss my summer evenings but never fear nature is still providing a plenty.   I find gazing at the sky replaces the garden gazing as mostly it is bright at night and there are so  many interesting things to … Continue reading Have a cosmic new year

Winter Woodland Wonderland

Throughout the winter months nature goes on providing us with inspiration of all kinds.  There is nothing more beautiful than a woodland walk to raise the spirits during the short hours of daylight that winter allows us to be outside.  The woodland also provided me with lots of inspiration for Christmas decorations, making the home feel … Continue reading Winter Woodland Wonderland

Sowing the Seeds of Love

Now is a good time to start sowing seeds - any flowers of your choice - for an abundance of colour from summer through to Autumn   Popppies are prolific self seeders and once you plant them in your garden they will continue to self seed every year over the years - they provide a … Continue reading Sowing the Seeds of Love

Love you my luver

Valentines day here it is again and for those of you who hate all the cheesey things that sometimes come with the day remember it doesn't have to be that way. Keep the flag for love flying high and keep romance alive. It doesn't have to be an endurance meal out in the company of couples forced … Continue reading Love you my luver