Archive for the ‘Gardening’ Category
New pictures in the dinning room add interest to this constantly used space (there is something to talk about over a meal or coffee, there is always something that will catch your eye and start a conversation) and colour. Nothing replaces, however, the look and feel of tables decorated with flowers we pick ourselves during a walk and then arrange ourselves afterwards. Enid was sharing with us the rules for flower arranging. There is always something one can learn from one another. Gerry was a true gentleman and a friend looking after Enid during our walk and pushing the chair.
on Mondays with whoever is happy to get their hands dirty. The chicken shed was cleaned and the roof washed (not a very popular activity I admit). The rabbit hatch was lovingly cleaned by Joyce (who else – Joyce adores Sooty). Rene did not forget about his furry friend either and picked some crunchy green fibre while Harry, Gerry and John looked for blackberries.
The terrace and the lower path needed a good sweep – thank you John and Meg! And we thought it is a good time to get some blackberries – perhaps Mondays are not the best day for that considering everyone was out over the weekend picking. Still Ann had enough for apple and blacbberry crumble – yummy…….