Did someone just shoot a starting pistol? It’s 5 a.m and and I am up, dressed, booted and out in the garden as though I am at army camp! And it already feels like a special day; one of those fabulously warm summer mornings that is simply loaded with potential. I am always out in … Continue reading
When a shaft of Spring sunshine hit the citrus, greeny- yellow and hot pink of this impromptu floral theatre, the Primula Victoriana plants turned their black-brown and golden faces to the light and just glowed. Have a FABULOUS Friday and a great weekend. x
A little gift for all those who nurture, love, care and protect
Sweet, edible buds, tinted purple and green, make these bébé choux de Bruxelles as pretty as a vase of flowers and a delight to eat. Happy Weekend to All My Friends!
This post is dedicated to my friend, Robbie, of Palm Rae Urban Potager and to the memory of her beloved dog Punk, who was her constant gardening companion. The air is at once softer and more gentle, yet at the same time tentatively hopeful and new. The Crocus buds are fat and in bloom as … Continue reading
I bought my first Tussie-Mussie from the quaint shop which sells herbs and plants at the American Museum in Bath. The only Museum of American Decorative and Folk Art outside the United States, this is a very special place full of treasures and artefacts and somewhere that I visit as often as I can. I … Continue reading
Soft and silky, these furry catkins are a sure sign of Spring! Happy Monday to all my friends x
My little gift to you all on St Valentine’s Day is this fabulous, big, blousy bunch of flamboyant Tulips. Doesn’t their colour and curvy, frilly, petal shapes just buzz with energy and passion? Flowers are good for us and our mental health all year round, not just on special days like today. It is said … Continue reading
Dip into the crushed berry and ice-cream coloured swirls of these Fabulous; it’s Friday, floral and Rainbow Beetroot confections. All of them have almost zero calories, but are a little feast for the soul. HAPPY WEEKEND to all my friends!
It only takes a few Spring-like bulbs and two sweet birds on a twig to make Monday seem like a special day.