Posted in June 2012

Anyone For Tennis?

Anyone For Tennis?

We have been picking our strawberries daily for a few weeks now; different varieties from our strawberry patch on the ground and our planters on the wood store.

V is for…

V is for…

… Verbena bonariensis, stems of which have suddenly shot up to about 6 foot tall around the garden and are just beginning to flower.

June Blooms

June Blooms

Mid-June, and despite cool temperatures, high winds and frequent showers, the garden is starting to simmer with colour.

Wild

Wild

The wind has been wild. Petals are strewn around the garden, while plants have taken on rakish angles.

Lost

Lost

We woke yesterday to discover that our lovely, gentle, happy cat Willow had been hit by a car just a few metres up our country lane. We buried her in the garden that she loved so much. Devastated.

Royal Purple

Royal Purple

Like hundreds and thousands of places across the UK and beyond, our little village celebrated the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee with a street party in the sunshine yesterday.