Happy birthday to me and my first baby! I was just sat here by the narrow boat window with the log burner blazing, thinking I'm not sure what I am going to write this year compared to last. Then I read the 3rd birthday blog, total face palm moment....loads has happened!! The downfall to living … Continue reading Happy 4th Birthday!!
Bringing new life to sad times
I feel like since I found out my Nanny B had roughly 6 months left to live at the beginning of the year, I have definitely bought more plants than ever. Maybe this is just coincidence or it's the time of year, but I do feel like it is my way coping amongst a time … Continue reading Bringing new life to sad times
RHS Chelsea – Think, Appreciate & Enjoy!
I feel RHS Chelsea Flower Show is getting a lot of stick this year, and whilst I don't disagree with many of the comments, I think we do have to remember that behind each trade stand, show garden or plant stall is a person. A person full of heart for gardening and with a vision … Continue reading RHS Chelsea – Think, Appreciate & Enjoy!
Retreating to Paradise
I'm back home from my mini break away, gutted to have left but very pleased that all my seedlings have survived and the allotment is looking in order. Ladderstile Farm Retreat is my home away from home, my escape to my roots, slice of heaven and tranquillity. Ladderstile is the Brocklehurst's family farm and has … Continue reading Retreating to Paradise
A load of waffle….
I have lived in Oxfordshire for nearly a year now but until last weekend had never visited or at least do not recall visiting any of the nearby gardens or historical attractions. My parents would probably tell you otherwise and that as a child I visited all of them. I spent my whole childhood outside walking … Continue reading A load of waffle….