Daily Archives: May 7, 2020

a rose is a rose is a rose?

The roses are coming into colour.  The damask rose is already in full bloom.  With the heat of the sun the scent of these gorgeous long-stemmed red roses is positively intoxicating! The smaller hot pink rose at the top corner … Continue reading

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birds & butterflies

Although the mornings and evenings are cool in this first week of May, the days are returning to heat.  We continue to live a little in fear of frost – which would wipe out our courgette and tomato planted into … Continue reading

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