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“I'm covered in bees!” ― Eddie Izzard

Thanks to Jane at Making it Write for nominating me for this challenge.

Papery temptation has been falling through my letterbox of late, flashing its bright colours at me like a roadside trollop’s knickers, luring me with its heady promise of soft, blousy afternoons.

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Gardeners World ep.4 2015

The clocks spring forward this weekend, so it’s time to get down to business in the garden. Monty Don plants up a new bed of asparagus and shows us how to lift and divide hostas. 20 more words


A garden is a grand teacher

A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust.
―Gertrude Jekyll…

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Sentinals 3

Sentinals 3

8″X10″ acrylic/collage/colored pencil on canvas


Marrakech Express 

While this trip was going to be exclusively European countries, it became clear that I couldn’t be so close to Morocco and not go. Following a series of events it was decided that Marrakech was going to be the destination. 546 more words

Garden Owners: New BBC Show looking for contributors

A new BBC pilot ‘The Instant Gardener’ (working title), are looking for contributors with a garden or outside area that is in need of a makeover. 36 more words


In my garden change happens

The showy petals of Patty’s Plum oriental poppy give way to the tight buds of  Black Elder (Sambucus nigra). And so it is that one thing leads to another. 34 more words