Spring – time to think about harvesting something you planted last year that’s been looking after itself all Winter. The spring onion for example. White Lisbon are my favourite. We have them growing in an old pot sink and the green and white look stylish together. No reason to drop your standards just because it is not something you are actually wearing!
‘Primrose’ appeared often as one of your favourite Spring words. They are a small but beautiful beneficial plant. A super food for butterflies.
I’ve been following the RSPB Big Garden birdwatch and there has been some fabulous photographs of all sorts of birds. The last few days have brought photos of quite a few blue tits with their fluffy new feathers and their cheeky faces. Watch out insects, caterpillars, seeds and nuts.They are such happy little creatures so…
The Auricula Theatre became the in thing in the Victorian era. A good friend of mine made me one. Not quite as elaborate as this one but I love it all the same.
It’s Saturday morning. Comfy clothes. Late breakfast of raisin pastries for sustenance before a hard afternoon with a ball of wool.
That’s certainly true of me when I’m busy hand making things. I find it equally lovely to sit all cosy with the fire on, listening to the sound of the rain on the windows, or outside in the fresh air with the sun shining. What sunny days we’ve had this summer and autumn too, although…
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.