Bulbs

‘Tis the season for planting your bulbs if you want some pretty flowers come Spring and you know how I like to be organised! There are rows and rows of daffodil, allium, tulip and hyacinth bulbs in every supermarket, garden centre and petrol station at the moment. The joy of all this abundance means the…

Tulips

Today we had seventeen for lunch (including ourselves). I’m not very good at this scale of catering so it had to be an informal affair. Food piled high on a table and plenty of places to sit; inside and out. Fortunately the sun shone brightly for the time we needed it to.  What was really…

Spring Flowers

We’ve had the mildest, wettest Winter on record… the weather people love to say “on record”. I’m certain it’s their favourite thing. As a result all our Spring flowers have made an early entrance. I for one, am loving it. When these flowers usually appear around March I go a bit doolally with excitement. I…