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Prince Charles Brings Blossom to London's Parks

His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales is supporting a campaign to restore the iconic Cherry Tree Avenue on Chester Road in London’s Regent’s Park. The campaign has been launched by the Royal Parks Foundation, the charity for London’s eight Royal Parks, of which Prince Charles is Royal Patron. 460 more words


The battle with Ants and Blackfly

Ants are a nuisance. They are everywhere (not in the house thank goodness), but the garden is full of them. They dig massive holes. They crawl all over my beloved lavender (I take it personally).  402 more words

Organic Garden

spring fever (Soliloquy no Renga)


Ah! those cherry blossoms
their beauty amazes me again –
finally spring is here
© Chèvrefeuille

soft petals come to life
puffs off the ocean… 75 more words


Mistaken Identity

The whole time I’ve had my plot I’ve known about the apple trees. There are 3 of them. Two are fruiting trees, trained as cordons and the third is a male tree for pollination. 605 more words


Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, Vienna, Virginia

While in Washington, D.C. I traveled to Meadowlark Botanical Gardens and took some photos of the flowers that were blooming. I captured a couple of photos of a duck sitting on a nest near the pond. 54 more words


Cherry Season Again

The cherry trees are laden with fruit again and the wildlife are already taking full advantage of the bounty!…

There is one downside to this feasting however… it does leave the birds a little…. 30 more words