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Glorious Spring!

Spring is my favorite season. This one has turned out to be particularly spectacular. The photos don’t lie! Hope you enjoy them! 58 more words


Foxglove; Digitalis purpurea

I have lots of Foxgloves growing in our patch of Ninewells wood. Not surprising as this is one of the wildflowers which is always quick to colonise when an area of woodland has been felled.  530 more words

NaPoWriMo Day 8: A Harbor Speaks/Wisdom Priests

The prompt for day 8  (again logged 2 days late) was to write a strange poem a la Percy Bysse Shelley.. This prompt was really hard and it took me a long time to get to where it is now, which is in it’s current form, is still rough (I basically have given up on it for now) and is not very good. 362 more words

Personal Experiences

April Diary 2018

The weather in the Summerlands went straight from cold and icy to cold and wet.  I planted some onions, but the peas went in the neighbour’s greenhouse to get started, and the potatoes are still chitting in the shed.  462 more words


Creating a Wildflower Meadow in the Garden Part 2

I said I would try to write another article about the wildflowers I love, so here it is. It contains 6 wildflowers this time, that I love and are beneficial to all kinds of insects. 713 more words


Gardening for Bees

Despite the snowy weather (or perhaps because of it) my thoughts have been turning to spring and what to plant in the way of bee friendly flowers. 601 more words

Garden Projects


I love Foxgloves!  My zone 4 garden is not always kind to these plants, they often die off from harsh winter temps, but I keep trying.  18 more words