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The blue cornflower

I know I said I was in love with the pink cornflower, but I do still love the blue ones as well. Here is one from that mixed annual seed packet


It ain't half hot!

We’ve had a few hot days this year, but today is a defend change, it’s hot. Tomorrow we are set to hit over 30 degrees. The plants are doing well, but will need a water if we don’t get rain in the next few days. 154 more words


Summer wildflowers

As the summer progresses so, too, do the varieties of wildflowers that add colour to the roadside verges, beautify patches of waste ground, light up drab spots along hedgerows, adorn the edges of the trails I regularly walk, and sparkle in the conservation areas at my local cemetery. 97 more words


Nothing doing

Today’s guest picture comes from a visit to Nottingham Castle by my brother Andrew.  No sign of the sheriff.

For the first time in a while, I had a good night’s sleep and woke refreshed and invigorated.  273 more words

Bird Feeder

A little harvest

For the past couple of weeks the weather has been decidedly damp, and moments in the garden have been few and far between.  However, today has been a bit nicer and so we managed to pop out and have a little harvest. 212 more words

Number 28

Love and Hope


“Where there is love, there is life.”  –Mahatma Gandhi

Today is US Independence Day:
May your celebrations today be filled with joyful moments with people you truly See you. 425 more words