Gardens – they’re no small commitment

The weather over the last few weeks has been really up and down. The average temperature has certainly gone up but where last month the nights were still very cold, we have had a lot of hot days and quite muggy nights. With all of the new warmth, the garden has just exploded with growth and everything is getting bigger by the day. However, with some of the scorching days we have had over the last week, it has been

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Enjoying the garden

Several times in the last fortnight I have thought that I need to sit down and blog. But whenever I do, I immediately get distracted by the garden. The weather has been so nice for gardening recently – dry, not too warm and relatively still. It’s hard to sit inside knowing that I could be out in the fresh air. This really is a full-on gardening year for me and my on-going 100 Happy Days photo stream has really proven

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First good weekend of 2014 = lots of garden time!

When we woke-up on Saturday, it was bit overcast. But it was dry and it wasn’t excessively windy so overcast was a great outcome compared to recent weekends. Sam ‘slummed it’ back on his mountain bike and came with me on a 10 mile bike ride (to help me prepare for a 38-miler at the start of April…*gulp*) and whilst we were out, the sun broke through. The result…the best weekend of the year so far. I spent most of

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About Me

Hello, I'm Angela. I'm Mum to two small people (4 & 1). I'm a Gardener, am houseplant obsessed and addicted to tea. By day I work in tech and also look after my littles. I'm trying to get our family to live a more sustainable life. I also have far too many opinions...hence the blog. You can read more about me here. You can also follow me on Twitter so you never miss a post. Hope you enjoy reading!

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