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First Marigold

Ack, it’s the last day of the May Flower Challenge!! What fun it’s been :-). I am super grateful to Lori of Lori Moon Studio… 102 more words


Wildflowers don't care where they grow

Last week, I was watching the Chelsea Flower Show coverage on the telly with my husband. They did a feature on plants that were good for wildlife. 165 more words


Aquilegia Love

I am loving the aquilegias in our garden right now. We seem to have more than any year before and they are such a range of beautiful colours: 62 more words


Say it with flowers

A criticism often levelled at those of us who blog about our experiences with home education is that we only ever portray the positives – it’s a shiny, happy version of the reality of home education. 287 more words


Glorious Day Out!

Yesterday, we had a glorious day out at Oxburgh Hall with a whole bunch of other home educating families.

There was a chance to plant up sage cuttings in the kitchen garden: 52 more words


May Flower Madness?

Well, we certainly had a somewhat unusual flower-related start to the day today. Lying in bed at 6.30am, there was a knock at the door. Staggering down the stairs in our pjs, we opened the door to gentleman with a strong foreign accent, asking very politely if he might snip a few of the flowers from our lilac tree to take home to his wife!! 68 more words


Sow much fun in the park!

Yesterday, while Gman was at acting rehearsals, Waif and I went down to a plant fair held in the local park. While we were there, the manager of the park spotted us and asked if we would like to help sow a small area of wildflower meadow in the park. 96 more words