The First (and last?) Snow of Winter.

While the kettle was boiling for breakfast I went outside, pyjamas and dressing gown, to put out some food for the birds - rolled barley for what has become an almost domesticated small flock of pigeons; peanuts for the cock and two hen pheasants who have gone beyond domesication and have me trained to provide … Continue reading The First (and last?) Snow of Winter.

Simply Snowdrops

There is a divide among snowdrop growers, a contrast in styles between those who collect snowdrops and those who garden with them. For some, there is nothing more attractive than a new variety, another snowdrop a little different to their eyes, another flower of exquisite beauty to be appreciated in its individuality. For others, snowdrops … Continue reading Simply Snowdrops