A Year in the Garden

The garden is slumbering, and I am waiting patiently for hundreds of tiny bulbs to explode into bloom. The first snowdrops are already welcoming visitors:   However, the majority of my spring bulbs are only poking their heads tentatively above ground. I think they are wondering “Will it snow?” A review of the 2017 gardening … More A Year in the Garden

New Year Blessings

It was a very mild but very wet Christmas!  I missed walking, so I was delighted when Carrickfin Beach beckoned me on a beautiful sunny but frosty day. The beach was almost deserted, as I admired the frost on the sand dunes and seaweed – a rare delight. I reflected on the past year and … More New Year Blessings