Tagged: Volunteer Gardening

pear tree

WANTED: Partridge for a Pear Tree

September is the ninth month of the year and is usually called the harvest month. Accordingly, we have been harvesting some of our fruit and vegetables but not always at the time of our...

The Last of the Summer Wine

It was only as I switched on the kitchen light the other night, about 10pm, that I realised the long summer evenings are coming to a close as the year turns onwards through the...

cherry blossom

May ‘Blossom Time’

One of the abiding joys of Spring is the fact that many deciduous trees waken up from their winter dormancy and burst into flower. They are festooned in fragile blossom and look absolutely stunning...

spring

Spring has sprung!

“April brings the primrose sweet, scatters daisies at our feet” Who’s been eating the Bluebells?  So it has been a long winter. The rabbits and deer up at the House have been struggling to...

lions and lambs

LIONS and LAMBS

“March brings breezes, loud and shrill, stirs the dancing daffodil” March is certainly an unpredictable month. As the saying goes it ..” comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb”. Last...