Category: garden

Look! Parsnips that look like Parsnips and Car…

Look! Parsnips that look like Parsnips and Carrots that look like Carrots! Have I finally cracked root veg or is this a fluke? Find out next year! #allotment #gyo #gardening #gardenlife #garden #gardenersofinstagram #gardeningmakesmehappy
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Fresh figs: aren’t they fascinating? #figs #p…

Fresh figs: aren’t they fascinating?

#figs #purple #pink #pattern #seeds #crunch #homegrown #garden #vijgen #vijgenboom #uitdetuin #zaadjes #krak

Wisteria galore #wisteria #garden #bloom #vil…

Wisteria galore

#wisteria #garden #bloom #villaaugustus #dordrecht #blauweregen #lente (at Villa Augustus)

Lost Words, Lost Spaces

New Blog! On the beautiful book The Lost Words and the need to maintain our connection to nature through green space in towns and cities.

The recently released The Lost Words is a beautiful book which was developed following the decision to remove a number of wordsdescribing the natural world from the Oxford Junior Dictionary in favour of those deemed more contemporary. The book has rightly met with great acclaim as it seeks to re-engage children with descriptions of the flora and fauna many of us once took for granted. But it also…

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Snapped this pic a while ago but it’s to…

Snapped this pic a while ago but it’s too pretty not to post.

#latergram #bulbs #iris #springiscoming #garden #purple #mothersgarden #lente #bollen #paars

Pffffff…. There’s a lot of work t…

Pffffff…. There’s a lot of work to be done. Where to start?
#pullingweeds #gardening #compost #digging #shoveling #instagarden #takingcareofbusiness #garden #allotment #winter #waitingforspring #green #moestuin #wachtentotdevorstvoorbijis

Container garden avant la lettre. #ethiopia #…

Container garden avant la lettre.

#ethiopia #travelgram #dessie #container #garden #sink #dishes #earlyadopter #frugal #containergarden

We’ve seen some frosty mornings on our c…

We’ve seen some frosty mornings on our cold frame, but the veggies inside are going strong.

#winter #garden #allotment #coldframe #frost #morning #moestuin #koudebak #ijsbloemen

Dahlias- every time I think they must be the very last. Here are…

Dahlias- every time I think they must be the very last. Here are some my mum collected from her garden recently.

#dahlias #flowers #autumncolours #garden #growityourself #bloemen #kleur #herfst

I thought our odd dahlia was still amazing. Look at this display…

I thought our odd dahlia was still amazing. Look at this display in my dad’s garden.

#dahlias #yellow #bright #autumn #colour #garden #bloementuin #geel #oktober #herst #kleur