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Adventure | Cape Breton

A weekend home full of crokinole games, delicious food, and family time. It was a treat to get away from the city for a few days and to get out and enjoy the fresh Cape Breton air (even if it brought back my allergies).

June garden update - flowers

Bees, as many of you know, are one of my favourite garden visitors, so providing them with food is important to me. Bumbles are currently busy feeding on comfrey, sage, lupins, foxgloves and delphiniums. 165 more words


Don't you just love June!

It’s worth waiting eleven months for the month of June :D Big, gorgeous blooms are bursting out everywhere and all this rain just makes them look more luscious against all the fresh green. 1,111 more words

Wildlife/Bywyd Gwyllt

First day of the month (and a fantastic homecoming)

This month, I wasn’t at home for the first day of the month, as we had a week away. While the holiday was great (more about that later), it was with a degree of trepidation that I left all my budding veggies, particularly the tomatoes, in pots. 138 more words


Joyous June

From the last few days of May, I think my garden looks at it’s best. There is so much colour, so many fragrant blooms, it is a real joy to be outside, and even the weeding seems less of a chore! 431 more words

Scottish Flower Garden

Spring Bouquet

From the garden……    (painted last year)

Lupins (Lupines USA)

Standing looking at the blue lupins today I tried to decide whether or not I like this plant, I know that my wife does, so does my neighbour, but do I? 327 more words