crochet, garden, patterns


  Yes – This amazing flower!  I love them!  I’ve bought many a plant over the years for my garden, but only one seems to grow, and its putting in a great display right now! It must have about 80 flower heads on it, giving my garden a huge burst of colour, which given the… Read More Echinaeca

Autumn, cooking, garden, Homegrown, Recipe

Trombonchino Soup

Remember those funny looking vegetables from my last post….. The Trombonchinos? We saw a similar squash where we visited RHS Wisely during the summer – but theres was a serpentine squash. Well this is what we’ve done with them! Blue one picked them….. and pink one helped. Then – as they are a novelty vegetable –… Read More Trombonchino Soup

flowers, garden, gardening, holidays, Spring


This is one of those posts that I’ve wanted to do since getting home… and has been put on the back burner….. due to that thing that seems to disappear without trace – TIME When we were in Thailand – flying back via Singapore airport they had a wonderful display of tulips.  On further inspection… Read More Tulips