We’re going back to play with the fairies today to look for fairy toadstool rings. Where to look:on light soils in mixed woodland and heaths among birch, pine and spruce. They’ve been there since late summer and will be until the first frosts of winter.
Summer is over and Autumn is coming to an end. Colder temperatures mean we’ll be spending more time in the house. More time to cook, bake and enjoy food and drink. It is about being content and creating a pleasant environment and a connection with nature and the outdoors.
It has been a while since I have posted and of course we have all been in lockdown and life has been unusual. During this time I’ve been through a whole range of thought processes which I won’t bore you with, but the ability to connect with friends and colleagues has made it easier to…
Wildlife loves leaf litter. As a gardener I like it too. It enriches the soil and gives me mulch. I gather the leaves and pile them at the back of my border. Then I wait and wonder who might enjoy them. That’s a tale for another day. For today let’s concentrate on the rich earth…
We are blessed with some version of a blue sky all year. My Winter wreath section has streaks of a cloudy, rainy sky but with the promise of some crisp winter sun. A reminder of what we’ve had and what will be.
Welcome to my 2020 Advent KAL—short for knit-along—I’ve decided to bring this forward to Thursday 5 November given the impending lockdown. I’m hoping it will be something to help us all look forward!