Sweet Peas are super-easy to grow and a great veg to get the kids involved. Today I got my child to carefully pick the ones that are ready and then talked through meal options to use it in- roast dinner looks like the winner! They are now popped out and stored into the freezer until we cook the next roast dinner. Continue reading Sweet peas
No matter how big, or in my case, small, the quantity of home-grown foods you successfully grow; the feeling of satisfaction is wonderful! When you can get the kids involved and engaged, it’s even better. Continue reading Spring Onions & Strawberries 🍓
Thank goodness for this heavy rain- and on a weekday too, so no ruined BBQs! Continue reading Beauty in the Rain
The problems with my lawn seem endless and I don’t seem to be getting on top of it. If anything, I am making some serious rookie-gardener mistakes! The fun of learning how to garden! Continue reading Lawn Dilemmas
It’s a glorious sunny morning to wake up to this Easter Sunday. The buds are bursting through my trees now and framing the edges of the garden nicely. Some of the edible plants are progressing well too! Easter Sunday is the most important day of remembrance for Christians all around the world- the reason for … Continue reading Happy Easter!
Gardening can be an expensive hobby, not just in terms of equipment, but the plants alone themselves can be very costly. Moving house was on the cards for several years, during that time I had grown quite fond of some of the plants in my garden. The thought of leaving then behind actually made me … Continue reading Potted Treasures
In trying to put our ‘stamp’ on the new place, scented candles, putting up our photos and placing of furniture around the place have all been done. However it wasn’t until I bought some cut flowers and popped them into a vase, that I could finally say “Ah, now it feels like home!” Advertisements Continue reading The Transforming Power of Cut Flowers 💐