Gardening

Sleeper bench makeover

20 July 2015 / 2

I was recently contacted on behalf of MKM Building Supplies to see if I was interested in taking part in their ‘Renovate Your Garden’ challenge.

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Spring in our garden

13 April 2015 / 0

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1428958108391{padding-bottom: 30px !important;}”]It’s finally spring in our garden – hooray! 🙂 We spent a couple of days in the garden at the weekend and it was so lovely to be out there. On Friday the weather was glorious and so I did a bit of painting to brighten up our front door. It used…

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Lovely new(ish) plants

26 October 2014 / 0

I have been meaning to write a post about our garden for such a long time now! I have also been meaning to get out and do a few jobs in it, but it has been so windy recently that it makes it impossible to do the jobs that we need to do…and I also…

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Happy blossom

06 April 2014 / 0

  Today we realised that our lovely little tree is in blossom! Yay! This tree was a very special present for our wedding from Tom’s Granny, so we’re so pleased to see it in bloom for the first time 🙂 Here’s to many more blooms!

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Spring is in the air!

09 March 2014 / 2

  I’m so excited that spring is in the air! As you can see, our lovely crocus pickwick are in full bloom and we’ve got plenty of other bulbs popping up now too. We spent a bit of time out in the garden this weekend doing a few little jobs to tidy up. But the…

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Tree planting

08 February 2014 / 2

  Today was an exciting day, because we planted a special tree in our garden! The reason that it is special is because Tom’s Granny bought it for us for our wedding. We knew we wanted to get a cherry blossom, and chose Incisa which is also known as ‘The Bride’, which is quite fitting!…

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Making Softpots

22 July 2013 / 0

This weekend I went to York to spend some time with Mum and Dad before our wedding, which is now less than 2 weeks away! Mum wanted us to do something crafty and booked us into a workshop at Softpots on Stonegate. Softpots is run by the lovely Annie Austen-Meek, who invented the concept over…

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Brightening up a gloomy day

15 May 2013 / 0

It has been a bit of a gloomy day today – I’m just watching the news and am surprised to hear that some parts of England have had snow today! So to cheer you up, here’s a lovely photo I took a few weeks ago. This is a daffodil obdam – simply beautiful! I haven’t…

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A day in the garden

20 April 2013 / 8

Today we’ve spent the whole day in the garden, which has been so lovely! The weather was sunny but not too hot, which meant that we could tackle some of the jobs that we’ve been meaning to do for ages. This involved a lot of digging! The first job was digging up the strawberry patch,…

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Hello Spring!

30 March 2013 / 0

Apparently, it is spring…but you could have fooled me! It is snowing as I write this, and as I look out at my garden it seems as though spring is on hold. The bulbs have half come up and have realised that it is far too cold to contemplate flowering – I just love how…

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A cold and frosty morning

02 December 2012 / 2

I love cold and sunny winter mornings when everything is covered in frost. It always looks so beautiful! Now is the time of year when I only really get to appreciate my garden at the weekend when we’re not going anywhere, because during the week it’s dark when we go to work and dark when…

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