That was the week that was in it - it was just too hot! We had the rain last weekend - and it was very welcome - but the week quickly changed to clear days and scorching sunshine with 26C here on Wednesday afternoon. Common sense would have told me that it was not suitable … Continue reading It’s Just Too Hot!
The big event of the week was the arrival of this pheasant hen with seven chicks. These are wild pheasants and have been part of our garden scene for many years. We used keep a few hens and the availability of easy food attracted the pheasants and several generations of them have been reared in … Continue reading Six on Saturday, 17/07/2020
A beautiful day; at long last, a beautiful day. We have had plenty of rain in the past week, several rather miserable days when we were confined indoors; days completely unsuitable for gardening or even for walking. But, 'tis an ill wind, as they say, and that rain has lead to an astonishing burst of … Continue reading Bright and Breezy
Holding on to dreams and accepting losses is part of gardening. Another day has been passed pleasantly in the garden. Thankfully, the weather has been good of late and this has been possible. The start of the morning was spent finishing a job I had started yesterday afternoon. Midsummer often brings the regret that we … Continue reading A Dream and a Loss.