Tag: 2018

Gardening / Posts - 2 months ago

The Real Flower Petal Confetti Company

This started as a Wordless Wednesday post but then I couldn’t choose which photo and now its a full blog post. The Real Flower Petal Confetti Company are based in Pershore about 30 minutes from me.  As you can see they grow larkspur and cornflo...

Gardening / Posts - 2 months ago

End of Month View June 2018

What a change a month brings.  Last month I was bemoaning my inability to get sunny photos of the garden; this month it has been a challenge to take photos without the bright sun bleeding out the light. We have had no rain for two weeks now, possibly...

Gardening / Posts - 3 months ago

Yeo Valley Organic Garden

The other week I spent lovely 4 days with a group of friends exploring the gardens of Somerset and Wiltshire. One of the gardens I was quietly looking forward to seeing was the Yeo Valley Organic Garden which we were due to see on our way home. I’v...

Gardening / Posts - 3 months ago

Foliage Follow Up – June 2018

A day late but am joining in with Pam’s Foliage Follow Up meme.  I thought I would share some photos of my front garden which is in transition from its spring bulbs to late summer perennials.  However, I am thrilled at how much texture and inte...

Gardening / Posts - 3 months ago

GBBD June 2018 – Its all about the roses

Having wandered around the garden taking photos of what is in flower for the Garden Bloggers Bloom Day post I realised that the roses were stealing the show this month so I have focussed entirely on them. I think this is a good year for roses.  We sa...

Gardening / Posts - 3 months ago

Austin – Tchotchke

I learnt a new word in Austin – tchotchke.  I think it is a Jewish word and it means a small object that is decorative rather than strictly functional, a trinket.  Just as when I visited gardens in San Francisco, I was intrigued by the amount o...