Is there any more pretty a sight at this time of year than seeing the beautiful blossom of the ornamental cherry tree? One minute everywhere is dull and grey with skeletal trees wherever you look and then overnight there is this burst of colour! We planted the majority of trees in our garden back in… Continue reading Springtime Blossom & Cherry Trees!
Rhubarb season has arrived and I for one am very happy! I wasn't always a fan of it I have to admit, and while many people raved about Rhubarb Crumble, I used to prefer the Apple version. When we started our vegetable garden, many years ago, I knew that despite my reservations, no 'Veg Patch'… Continue reading Spiced Rhubarb Cake
We all know that the way to the heart of the one you love is through their stomach and so I've decided to include a recipe for Red Velvet Cake as a way of celebrating Valentine's Day for all of you love birds out there!! 🙂 I asked a friend at work for this recipe… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Red Velvet Cake
When it comes to entertaining, there is nothing which will impress guests more than a beautifully set table. I was recently gifted some festive table items by the lovely people at Sophie Allport and I thought this would be a good opportunity to give you some ideas about setting your own table for a meal… Continue reading A Table Set For Christmas
One thing Gardeners strive for in their gardens is year round interest, and not just during those heady Spring and Summer months when growth is rampant! Just because October has arrived, it doesn't mean the garden 'closes down'! As an amateur gardener, I am learning as I go, and this year feel I have that… Continue reading Autumn Perennials