Category Archives: nature

Today’s Beauty: A Dragonfly (photos)

. Sunday night upon entering the kitchen I heard a furious humming of wings and slapping of body against the ceiling fluorescent light tube. I immediately thought of fairies! When I saw it I still thought of fairies. It was … Continue reading

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Hedgerows: Dusk #2

. 24th July 2020 It was dusk and I went back to the road with the country hedgerows. They’re flourishing which is good to see. The blackberries are beginning to ripen, the chammomile made an appearance and there were other … Continue reading

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Hedgerows: Wild flowers + silver linings #1 (photos July 2014)

. July 2014 One day while coming home I stopped off on a road near my house. The wild flowers so struck me with their beauty that I stopped the car and took a few photographs. . . It’s not … Continue reading

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Decorated bug houses, seedlings, vegan-sausage pasta (photos)

. 17th July 2020 Photos I took of the newly decorated bug houses I recently got from Asda. And the kitchen seedlings of tomatoes – I really must pot them up though it’s probably too late! – and the ‘mystery’ … Continue reading

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Potted Up! – or potted up and peed on – (photos of tea rose + blueberry etc)

  . 29th June 2020 Photos I took of the tea rose with biden flowers and the blueberry bush with miniature pansies after potting them up in lovely, new, big pots. Unfortunately, despite it being midday it was a gloomy … Continue reading

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The new bug houses arrived :D (photos)

. My bug boxes (insect houses) finally arrived! They came with my Asda food grocery delivery, I bought two. Last time they were out of stock. They’re excellent value for money £3 each. Even come with a metal loop to … Continue reading

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Garden + patio plants (photos)

. 12th June 2020 Photos I took of a fruit tree, Foxglove and garden/patio plants. Ought to be placed between the photos of the 2nd and 20th June 2020. Whoops! . Foxgloves The foxglove bells, with lolling tongue, Will not … Continue reading

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Tomato seedlings + patio plants (photos)

. 20th June 2020 Photos I took of a few of the patio plants and the tomato seedlings on the kitchen windowsill. The weather was most beautiful on Summer Solstice. I made sure everything was watered – with John’s help! … Continue reading

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Patio Plants (photos)

. 2nd June 2020 Photos I took of the various flowers and plants on my patio, including recent additions from a farm shop haul. The patio, although cleared and cleaned, still needs some work – sanding and varnishing the wooden … Continue reading

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In the garden with the dogs (photos)

. 29th May 2020 Photos I took while sitting at the end of the garden. We had beautiful, warm, sunny weather during most of May but June begins cold and cloudy like chilly autumn. I’ve added some garden sounds including … Continue reading

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