Last year I set myself 50 challenges for Autumn which ranged from baking a pumpkin pie to visiting a farm and picking apples. I will be honest and say that although I didn't achieve all 50 of the challenges I'd set myself, I did in fact come away with a lot of great memories. I … Continue reading Autumn Challenge 2016
Between the 10th August and the 16th August, Britain celebrates Afternoon Tea Week. Drinking tea is a well-loved British tradition as is spending time in the kitchen, baking. Quite rightly so, a celebration of our love for tea leaves and all things scrumptious is now dedicated to a week of the year. After my recent … Continue reading Afternoon Tea Anyone?
As a follow up to my post on Plant of the Month which you can see here, I thought it would be fun to create a fact sheet about lavender. In addition to gardening, I love drawing and painting. I have never before created a fact sheet so this is a first for me. Whilst … Continue reading Facts about Lavender
Let's face it, for many, cities and nature don't always go hand in hand. More often than not, cities are thought of as noisy, dirty, congested areas of a country, places a garden/nature lover would strictly avoid like the plague. However, I'm here to tell you today, that with an open mind and a closer … Continue reading A Green City Challenge
Following on from my most recent post - Jam, Jam, Glorious Jam, which you can read here, I thought I would give a few of my thoughts to the different ways you can dress up your jam jars! I would just like to note that these are my own personal views. There are a lot … Continue reading Dressing Up Jam Jars
In the spirit of my last post and the topic of sharing, which you can find here, I thought it would be fun to share with you the photos of my most recent jam making session. At the very end of it all, once I have turned my home grown fruit into jam, there is nothing better than … Continue reading Jam, Jam, Glorious Jam!