Blossom

Blossom

Blossom Blossom! Prunus Kojo no mai is one of the prettiest blossoms in my opinion. What’s your favourite blossom?   A good friend of mine had her birthday, so I gave her a pot of jam made from the plums from this fine tree – Prunus ‘Marjorie’s...
International day of Forests

International day of Forests

International day of Forests   International Day of Forests 2021 is on March 21st. The theme chosen by the Collaborative Partnership on Forests for 2021 is “Forest restoration: a path to recovery and well-being”. I have always found walking in forests...
Week 8 – Signs of Spring

Week 8 – Signs of Spring

Week 8 – Signs of Spring This week in many places the weather has become much more spring-like, and I certainly welcome the signs of new life in the garden. This week is a celebration of buds and new growth! The picture is of Aquilegia – or Granny’s Bonnet...
Roses

Roses

Roses As it was Valentine’s day at the weekend, I thought I’d present a series of lovely Roses. This picture is of a beautiful white rose, which I’ve tentatively identified as Rosa ‘Penelope’. The rose is a ‘semi-double, meaning that centre is open, giving pollinators...