Monthly Archives: December 2006

Thursday December 28th

Hope you all had a great Christmas, we certainly did, spent a few days with family in London. We travelled by train as Myra does not enjoy flying, well not by aeroplane. Woke this morning to sub zero temperature, well … Continue reading

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Tuesday December 19th

Hard frost is holding in, the garden is now so thick with it, appearance is almost as if we had a moderate snowfall. Mind you a five minute walk from our sleepy hollow and I find the sun has melted … Continue reading

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Friday December 15th

Roses Jacques Cartier arrived today, fortunately the weather is still ideal for planting. Previously I had prepared the bed where these three rosesĀ  were intended for. Looking for a good display in Summer from this much loved variety. I have … Continue reading

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Corylus Avellana Contorta

Looking for another tree with Winter interest. You will not go wrong with Corylus (Hazel) Grown for their late Winter catkins and of course the hazel nuts in Autumn. The one in our garden Corylus Avellana Contorta (Corkscrew Hazel) or … Continue reading

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Saturday December 9th

These days we have to consider very seriously the security in our home and even our garden. I have known of people having their bedding plants dug up, must be for selling on, as I am unable to imagine anyone … Continue reading

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