Rain arrived late last night and continued till morning, the kitchen garden looks refreshed with a noticeable earthy aroma to the air. Even though the sun is covered over by heavy sky I can feel heat beginning to build already. The much-needed rain encouraged lots of creatures from their hiding places, including fat slugs, unfortunately. … Continue reading After the Rain
Look what I found today in the wildlife pond, what a lovely surprise for Easter Sunday! This makes 9 clumps of frog spawn in total now. Are you enjoying eggs of the chocolate kind today? We are! Happy Easter everyone!
With my laptop before me, sitting beside the tree, I wish all of our readers a very Merry Christmas and a happy new year. Karen x
Images from our garden smallholding.
The autumn equinox, the first day of autumn occurs today. Well hello pumpkins, chunky knits, soup and leaf kicking season! The most beautiful season of all. To celebrate the arrival of autumn, here's a selection of my favourite autumnal images I've had the pleasure to take. Enjoy!
We really enjoy our dog walks through the beautiful countryside surrounding the village. At this time of year the hedgerows have so much to offer, so our dog walks have turned into foraging walks. Miss B doesn't mind, she comes along too. You'll find wild blackberries growing almost anywhere. The sprawling, spiteful plants are a … Continue reading Foraging Walks