so the saying goes.Well I reckon Summer is upon us as the swallows have been with us for a couple of weeks now and the nest building is about complete. But before the swallows came the swifts … It was amazing to watch a dozen or more birds flying and swooping around the house, checking…Read More
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After Storm Dennis come the daffodils
Our daffodils were ready to emerge into a brave new world only to be confronted by storm Ciara, followed closely by Dennis.They decided they were fed up waiting and came out anyway. A few lost their heads, but most are fit and well and basking in today’s sunshine. While photographing the daffodils a couple of…Read More
Spring coming earlier: why gardeners should be mindful
January is still with us, February only beckons; Spring is many weeks away. Problem is, these are just arbitrary words and we should be mindful that they are terms that Nature does not recognise. For many, Spring is the time of re-birth and regeneration as the earth sheds its Winter cloak and assumes a bright…Read More
How are you feeling?
Some fun to end your week…Read More