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A Rose Garden in Brittany, France with 100s of varieties

In northern Brittany, France, just outside of the small picturesque town of Le Faou is a nursery specializing in roses. I never featured a commercial establishment in one of my posts before, but in the middle of fields of roses is a lovely rose garden showcasing many of the species cultivated there, from shrub roses to climbing roses, to old fashioned roses, and a pleasure to browse for anyone who enjoys roses as I do. 20 more words


Nairn St Cottage - View of a City

One of the lesser-known treasures of our collection is Nairn St Cottage, built in 1858, considered to be Wellington’s oldest residential house (restored as near as possible to original condition). 402 more words

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

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