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How to Grow Organic Food - See How it is Done in the Garden I Have Recently Visited.

I have visited this beautiful garden in August 2017 while traveling in Poland for a few months. The garden is own by 2 ladies – mother and daughter and located in the South West part of Poland, a few hours drive from Breslaw (Wroclaw) and close to the Sudetes (Sudety) mountains. 2,687 more words


The garden and patio area has taken 20 years in the making

The first thing that comes to mind with gardening is “BE PATIENT – YOU REAP WHAT YOU SOW”.

The feature photo is my daughter Sapphire, on her wedding day in 2016  in the garden  that she had played in  as a child since moving here in 1997.  438 more words


Elegant Edible Enclosure

I know – the title of this post is a stretch – but I do love a catchy tautogram!

I’m always jealous of gardeners who can maintain a perfectly weed and disease free veggie bed beyond the end of June.  216 more words


What to do with my home decor next..?

Christmas is over, the decorations are down, our homes are feeling a little bare.

With the cold weather, post-holiday and post-Christmas blues, we are all starting to think about what’s in store for 2018, whether it’s holidays, work goals or home projects to name a few. 325 more words

Interior Design

A Hole New World ...

 … a new fantastic point of view.

Yep! I’ve sure got that. Friends have advised me that one easy way to build height and sculptural interest into the garden is with different sized pots and vertical containers.

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Monkeying around...

I’m really quite pleased with this weekend’s main gardening project – moving my monkey puzzle tree.

Actually I’m really quite pleased to have been in the garden at all – it’s been ages.  747 more words


A Dreambook Of Spring Things

That day the rain just kept coming down, and down, and for a brief few hours we had a reprieve from the long bitter cold grip we had been in, as the thermometer rose up to places it hadn’t been since fall, some danced barefoot on the sidewalks (ok, maybe just Jane), washing away all the dirty snow, and there in my mailbox I spied my… 826 more words