In a Vase for Monday – a bunch of daffs

I rarely manage to participate in Cathy's In a Vase on Monday meme, but sometimes I feel sufficiently inspired to make a modest contribution. As you can see I am a founder member of the "plonked naturally in a jam jar" school of flower arranging. Although my small bunch of "daffs" may not have great… Continue reading In a Vase for Monday – a bunch of daffs

The Optimists Garden

When the start of the year is wet and windy and the croft garden is repeatedly battered by 70-90 mph gales, I should really declare the cottage garden out-of-bounds. A walk round the garden on a cold blustery afternoon in early February is enough to depress even the most optimistic gardener. There are times when… Continue reading The Optimists Garden