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The Garden

I must admit to enjoying a bit of gardening. Unfortunately, I don’t spend as much time as I would like pottering around doing gardening stuff like dead heading, planting out new plants, taking cuttings and enjoying the physical effort involved. 1,098 more words


In Inspiration's Garden

A few days ago I woke up in a bit of a ‘state’.  As soon as the alarm went off, the temporary peacefulness that a good night’s sleep had offered me, was immediately shattered. 1,138 more words

A Writer's Garden--Through the Garden Gates with Wendy L. MacDonald

Welcome to My Cottage

I’d like to invite you to step through the gate and join me on a tour of my cottage garden. It’s both a refuge for me when I need to be alone and a welcoming place to share with special friends and family. 535 more words

Through The Garden Gates

First impressions of the Nikon J5

Having battled with the dilemma of getting a small mirror less camera for the last few months I’ve finally caved in and bought the Nikon J5. 190 more words


Top 10 Reasons to Love Verbascums!

Do you grow Verbascums? If you haven’t yet, it’s totally understandable as you rarely see them in front yard gardens, you never see them in garden centers, they’re not sold by the branded plant companies, they don’t bloom in 4″ pots and are rarely sold in gallon containers. 1,022 more words

Cottage Gardens

Unusual Post Office Perennial Borders in France

Not only is the architecture of this post office building in France a bit unusual and somewhat reminiscent of a ship with the round windows, but it has some stunning mixed borders in its front “garden”.



Walking and conversation seem to go hand in hand. Inspired conversation, thoughts from deep within, the longer the walk the deeper the conversation.

I think I could write an interesting memoir of outstanding walks I have taken with others, during which togetherness was not only shared but settled tenderly into the landscape of memory. 232 more words