Garden works, Life, Nature

Reblog – Crocus farm seeks volunteers for the Big Pot Up, Sep 19

Volunteers are needed to pot up 21,000 Crocus Sativus corms in the centre of Croydon next week to ensure an autumn harvest of their precious saffron crop – which is worth its weight in gold, and then some. Last month, gardening enthusiast Ally McKinley staged a successful crowd-funding exercise, raising more than £4,000 in less […]

Garden works, Life

Garden works

Being in the garden this morning planting the Clematis we brought a couple of weekends ago. It is looking rather sorry for itself so I do hope it picks Up.


Talking of clematis the one on the arch is going great guns although I do fear it might be choking the Honeysuckle.


Finally some fence art, one dragonfly


And then a butterfly


Come the weekend will try and tackle the jungle round the fishpond and see how many lions and tigers I can find or for that matter elephants in the long grass!