Category Archives: Sustainability

Pink Bluebells,Blue Comfrey and Easter eggs

Hyacinthoides hispanica Pinky Woo I’ve always loved Spring flowers,especially wild ones. Daffs, Cowslips,Primroses,Forget-Me-Nots…Bluebells. When I was little  there used to be plenty of bluebells growing around our rather wild garden. I can still remember the pink blubell that used to grow at … Continue reading

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Den

A few years ago I was co-ordinating the Children’s Area at a local gardening show. I wanted to create a space for the younger visitors that was accessible,welcoming and inspiring. I wanted the children and younger visitors to feel that it was their space and that … Continue reading

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A Eulogy – Part I

Wind’s Up.  It will do that.  Everything is blowing away. Washing on the line.  Abandoned garden toys. Empty flowerpots . General Garden detritus. The contents of our Steptoe yard that are supposedly destined for the corpy tip/recycling centre. What hasn’t blown … Continue reading

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Do you prefer a Squirter or a Lurker ?

These are squirters: These are Lurkers : Which do you prefer? The Squirters live in The Greenhouse.  They are communal dwellers under glass. They have many children.  They are visited by all and sundry , 24/7.   The Moth , The Bees , … Continue reading

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LUSH

Yesterday, as is usual during the school holidays, I spent all morning ricocheting between Eldest and Toddler Littlest , with no make up on.  By midday Eldest hadn’t had much of a look in and was beginning to eye up a bit of negative attention seeking as … Continue reading

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Off to the boot

I promised myself that I would write about this : Before you ask , there were not any drugs involved in the making of this post ( but there was a can of contraband maltese lager called Cisk , courtesy … Continue reading

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