To celebrate the tenth anniversary of the competition, five finalists have been invited to create gardens rather than the usual three. This is always one of my favourite parts of RHS Tatton Park Flower Show.
The top two pictures were taken in the orchard at Hidcote Gardens. I’m offering several takes on sweetness to justify my extra helpings claim, starting with the child you can just make out running with so much vim on the left of the apple picture, and the pear below. Sorry, merely looking at these doesn’t equate to two of your five portions a day… Continue reading “An Extra Helping Of Sweetness”
The weekly photo challenge asks for numbers. When I started to frame the picture, I thought the price tags might be a distraction, but they turned out to be just what I needed. And they’re quite decorative too, in their way.
I recently had another of those ‘great’ ideas – you know, the ones that go ‘orribly wrong. On Friday, I was out walking when I spotted some wild blackberries. Like most local walkers, I often pick fruit from the hedgerows. The ripest ones are snapped up quickly, so when I reached for one of the biggest berries in a good sized cluster, I was not expecting much. Continue reading “Foraging for food: adventures with blackberry yogurt”