As usual, a trip around the garden always delivers surprises. This morning (from left to right): an old butler’s sink full of snails I was emptying to repot some seedlings; small green bugs on our New Zealand Cabbage Palm. At first I thought they were baby grasshoppers but a distinctive red stripe and the ability to … More Little critters..?
You should see my arms this morning. Quite the picture – scratches, blisters, a nice little rash. I was out in the garden yesterday and decided to tackle the beds, which have been sorely neglected this past month. With just my T-shirt and gardening gloves protecting my hands and arms, I had a fight with … More Comma Full Stop
I am a great believer in Today. Today is where it all happens. Not yesterday, not tomorrow. Tomorrow’s successes and failures, sorrows and laughter have their roots in this time, this place. Now. I’m going to take a big liberty here and rehash an idea I read somewhere without remembering the source. If I do … More Take care of your todays…
The first day of the summer holidays… and thoughts drift to all those things I want to do before the days start to dwindle into autumn. So voilà – my list. Would love to hear your own: Get up early and record the Dawn Chorus. Press flowers Make a (beautiful) cake Try out a new … More Summer Bucket (and Spade?) List….