Monthly Archives: May 2012

Off With His Head!

The weather was glorious for our first NGS Open Day of the year. Visitors sought out shady seats to enjoy their tea-and-cake. The sunshine of the last week has brought on the garden amazingly – which is just as well, … Continue reading

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Loud Sing Cuckoo

The cuckoos arrived a couple of weeks ago, and their manic calls have been echoing in my head, mocking me. They are perfectly right – I know I must be cuckoo as I progress slowly on my hands and knees, … Continue reading

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Fighting the Weeds

If I were to neglect the garden it would be full of nettles in no time. Environmentalists urge us to grow nettles for the wildlife, but we are surrounded by farmland with great swathes of nettles. They need no encouragement … Continue reading

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A Small Disaster

There was a strange noise yesterday afternoon.  I didn’t take  much notice, especially as Paul is working on our roof (many of our tiles have begun to disintegrate). But shortly afterwards I heard Paul and Sandy shouting for me, so … Continue reading

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