Taking a walk around the gardens

At the weekend I had a little walk around my garden and the parents garden. It is beautiful to just take in all the new growth and flowers that are starting to come out. I love this time of year, when the sun is getting warmer and everything just grows! Last year my friend moved house and gave me some cuttings…

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7 Hints and Tips on Preparing your Winter Garden for Spring

Well it’s Thursday again so time for another 7 Hints and Tips post. This week I want to help out with tips on preparing your gardens for Spring. Being nearly 40 weeks pregnant at this time of year I am really behind with my Winter garden prep, so it’s going to have to wait this year. The upside is that…

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Looking Back Over 2015

2015 has been a very up and down year for me but there are a few things that have turned the year around. It was back in March that I started my little blog up. I had a very trying January and February so decided to take my mind off things by starting blogging. I wasn’t quite sure where my…

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#MySundayPhoto 18/10/2015

                              You wouldn’t believe that this is just one tree! I have always loved this tree on our local walk around the park and one day I just decided to take a photo of it. It is many years old by the looks of it.  I hope…

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#MySundayPhoto 04/10/2015

I just love the purple colour of these flowers in my dad’s garden.  Rachel xx

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#MySundayPhoto 27/09/2015

When we got married a couple of years ago, we were given two lovely rose bushes by my work colleagues. This is the yellow rose out in bloom a few weeks back, it is such a beautiful flower and gorgeous colour.  Rachel xx

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Things To Do In My Picturesque Local Park

We took a beautiful early morning walk around Boscawen Park, Truro yesterday and I couldn’t believe how pretty the flower beds are. A lot of time, effort, planning and hard work goes into the park making it one of the prettiest places to take a stroll around in my local area. Perfect for lots of different children’s outdoor activities to…

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Summer Time in my Garden – Wordless Wednesday

Rachel xx

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Book Review: Green Beans and Summer Dreams by Catherine Ferguson

As soon as I saw the title of this book Green Beans and Summer Dreams by Catherine Ferguson, I knew I would love to read it. With Green Beans in the title I knew it would involve gardening of some sort, and I wasn’t wrong.  I requested to read this book from NetGalley, due to the title only, before I…

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7 Hints and Tips on Caring for Orchids

Over the past few years orchids have become very popular for indoor plants. You can find them in almost every supermarket nowadays at various prices and in many different colours. The orchid below was given to me about 4 years ago when we just moved into our first house. It is still going strong by following a few a tips…

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My #NationalGardeningWeek

At the weekend we decided to go for a potter around our local garden centres, which are B&Q and Homebase looking for inspiration for the garden. I have read on Twitter this week that it’s National Gardening Week so that’s given me the push to get outside in the lovely Cornish sun during my week off work! Anyway the lovely…

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