In the last week of January a glint of gold on the ground caught my eye as I left the house; the first crocus flowers in bloom, Crocus chrysanthus ‘Zwanenburg Bronze‘.
In the first weeks of the year, our hilltop has seen extremes of weather.
Wishing a very Merry Christmas to all from our hilltop.
November has given way to December, and the days have raced along until Christmas is almost upon us.
Not another gratuitous reference to our baby boy, you may be relieved to know…
This autumn is flying past; amid the frenzy of feeding, nappies and snatched sleep we catch glimpses of the garden in its seasonal splendour.
Our beautiful son was born last week, weighing in at 6lb 13oz.
September has danced past like a dream, and here we are creeping into October already.
The August Bank Holiday weekend gave us two days of good gardening weather, before a damp windswept Monday that drove us back indoors.
Another trugful of tomatoes from the greenhouse, too many to enjoy raw, have been processed for the freezer.