Category Archives: Lawn lounging

Secret Gardens of East Anglia

I was kindly sent a copy of this book back in mid-August to read and review.  Apart from browsing through it then reading properly I’ve also read various excellent blog reviews as well. Each of the 22 gardens has a … Continue reading

Posted in Lawn lounging, Sofa flying | 18 Comments

It’s National Poetry Day 2017…

and to celebrate it here’s the poem The Gardener’s Hymn by Barbara Robinson. Have a good weekend!

Posted in Flighty's plot, Lawn lounging | 16 Comments

It’s always nice when

… I get to meet an online friend as I did on a Sunday morning at the end of May when I met Liz who regularly comments here and guest writes on the Sofa reading and Tree following posts. She … Continue reading

Posted in Flighty's plot, Lawn lounging, Sofa flying | 22 Comments

Tree following, May 2017

Liz’s Tulip poplar…Here in Lexington, Kentucky I’ve seen my tree make significant progress as it has grown a foot in the past month and is now well over four feet high. There are plenty of distinctive shaped leaves that start … Continue reading

Posted in Flighty's plot, Lawn lounging | Tagged | 25 Comments

Tree following, April 2017

Liz’s Tulip poplar…Following on from my February post I’m happy to say that my tree has not only survived the winter here in Lexington, Kentucky but is now setting buds and beginning to leaf out.      I read that these … Continue reading

Posted in Flighty's plot, Lawn lounging | Tagged | 20 Comments

I dream of summer sunshine…

on cold, dull and wet days like today.  On the plot that means red and yellow flowers, especially sunflowers, and vegetables such as tomatoes. Among the knee-high sunflowers Musicbox that I grew last year were these sunny ones. The red … Continue reading

Posted in Flighty's plot, Lawn lounging | 26 Comments

Grow something new from seed…

I was pleased to receive the 2017 Chiltern Seeds catalogue a few days before Christmas, since when I’ve been browsing through it looking at the several thousand items listed on nearly two hundred pages.   There are common, exotic, rare and … Continue reading

Posted in Flighty's plot, Lawn lounging | 30 Comments