Green

It's been a scorchio day here as everywhere else in the country. I went for a wander and passed an in ice cream van, selling, among other things, mint choc chip ice cream: I had been thinking about my Dad, as I often do at this time of year and now six years since we … Continue reading Green

Daffodils

Daffodils always came out for my Dad's birthday. Today he would have been 85. The daffodils have been early this year but there are plenty still in flower and more to come. Here's some from my front garden in his memory:

Leaves

I've been away helping my mother in her garden again. She's in the process of moving house and the garden needed a little tidying up. One of the things that was needed was to sweep up some of the autumn leaves that have started to accumulate at her front door. There are only a few … Continue reading Leaves

Home

Back home from a little break involving much walking and talking and eating lovely things in the far north of Norway.  There wasn't much gardening to be done but there was lovely scenery and good company. Northern Norway has the northenmost botanic garden in the world and it had some lovely things in flower in … Continue reading Home