Category Archives: Gardening

Bees like Lavender

New painting, lovely day,sun is shining,a neighbour is mowing their patch of grass,birds tweeting,bees buzzing and now I’m going to have a cup of tea…….

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Quince and Apple Jelly

Someone gave me more quinces so this time I added apple to make the jelly. Very satisfactory.

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Front garden

We have just won First Prize¬†! We have a largish front garden by London standards, and are very lucky as we are right at the end of a very small cul-de-sac. There is no passing traffic so it’s very quiet … Continue reading

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Keeping at it!

These will be at a Charity Exhibition at the RCA in London next week.

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Quinces

Quinces are so delicious and so beautiful – also not easy to come by. You can make quince jelly, or Membrilo a deep red Spanish quince paste ¬†eaten with Manchego, or flavour apple pies/crumbles etc. They are also just gorgeous … Continue reading

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White cat on cat bench

My friend Gilvrie, who was also on the outing to Essex DID get the fluffy white cat on the bench – so here it is

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Autumn Colour in Essex Gardens

Autumn Colour in Essex Gardens Continue reading

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Anemones & Butterflies

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A Special Flower

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Sweet Peas on the windowsill

Summer Time Haven’t seen many Sweet Peas this year, maybe it’s been too wet. This is one from last year.

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