Category Archives: Garden

Saturday Snapshots

Last Saturday I posted a photo of the little Japanese Maple still bearing its flame red leaves. We’ve had some high winds this week and this is what it looks like today – what a difference a week makes! Just … Continue reading

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Saturday Snapshots

Autumn in the garden: The leaves are falling from some of the trees now, but our little Japanese Maple is still bearing its flame-coloured leaves. The Wych Elm leaves are a glorious golden colour. And in our little wood the … Continue reading

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Saturday Snapshots

It’s been wet this week – too wet to do much gardening. This has encouraged the Ink Caps to grow. They seemed to spring up over night. It first appears as just a small white mushroom which then grows into … Continue reading

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Saturday Snapshots

I’ve been spending more time in the garden recently and so have had less time to write on my blog. The garden has definitely been looking as though it needs tidying, deadheading and cutting back to do, and weeds are … Continue reading

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Saturday Snapshots: Heidi

It’s been a while since I posted any photos of our cat, Heidi. She loves being out in the garden and these days she spends a lot of the time there. Here’s a close-up: For more Saturday Snapshots see Melinda’s … Continue reading

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Saturday Snapshots: Wych Elm

We have a wych elm in the back garden. This year it’s been absolutely full of seeds, many more than usual: The seeds have been blowing all over the garden, covering the lawn and borders. They grow in clusters:One got … Continue reading

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Saturday Snapshot: Spring Flowers

It’s spring at last! Yesterday was beautiful – sunny, with blue skies – but still quite cold and breezy. Today promises to be the same. The daffodils are out (actually they have been for a few days now). I like … Continue reading

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Saturday Snapshot

It’s a dull, grey day here today and snow is forecast for later on: High up in a tree, a birds’s nest left from last year: It’s a day to sit, curled up with a book in front of the … Continue reading

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Saturday Snapshot: Snow Scenes

It snowed here most of yesterday and today it’s snowing again with  more to come for the rest of the day and the next few days. This is the scene in the front garden: and in the back garden; Close-ups of the … Continue reading

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Saturday Snapshot: Signs of Spring?

It’s still very wet here, but so far we’ve not got the freezing cold spell and snow that’s forecast for Scotland and the North East of England this weekend. And there’s new growth in our little wood – is Spring … Continue reading

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