Tag: Gardening

Hedge Sanctuary

I believe that connecting with nature and the environment is fundamentally important to human well-being.   When we moved into our cottage, we planted a hedgerow along the fence perimeter of our little cottage garden. The hedge plants are all native and so suit the wildlife.  Nine years on and the hedgerow is full of…

Autumn Garden Veg Patch

With the onset of the autumn season, it is time to start clearing the garden up from the summer activities and putting the structures in place for planting and growing for the cold seasons and into spring, in the new year.  Over the last year, I have not done much in the way of gardening,…

Idols of the Manor

I fully expected that I would have to take off my boots.  As we did so, taking the lead from our friends, my Partner and I managed to cram our boots into the small racks that had been set up outside the entrance to the Manor.  I felt sure that I would not find my…

Plant Pharmacy for Natural Remedies

I tend to choose coffee as my preferred option in the early part of the day.  I guess the kick-start that the caffeine hit offers is just what I need early in the day.  I am more of a ‘Night Owl’ and so I tend to find mornings more difficult.  Certainly, chronic illness has a…