It is amazing to think it was little more than meadow when Valerie and John Alston first bought the land. More than 40 years on, it is transformed – although that doesn't feel like a big enough word to describe what has taken place at Alby Gardens. The four acres are filled with trees … Continue reading Norfolk Adventures – Alby Gardens.
I have resisted and resisted. For weeks. Then I popped into our local shop to get a loaf of bread and bam...peonies in the reduced bucket. Will power? Gone. Sadly they have to live on the balcony because of Mark's horrible hay fever, which is part of the reason why I haven't bought them before. … Continue reading My Weekend Photo – Featuring Peonies.
How can it be June already? It feels like only yesterday I was writing about the Lush Shampoo and Conditioner Bars my in-laws bought me for Christmas and now here we are, six months down the line. It was my birthday last Monday and I received another set of bars - and just in the … Continue reading UPDATE: Lush Shampoo and Conditioner Bars (Six Months On).
You might remember, when Freya had chicken pox earlier this year we did a little session on plant life cycles and planted some sweet pea seeds at the end of it. As she seemed to enjoy it, once she was better, we also had a go at garden peas, carrots and, even more recently, poppies. … Continue reading A Hap-pea Weekend Photo.