Tag: Joe Pye Weed

  • Her Autumn Garden

    Jackie spent the day in her element, nurturing her Autumn garden, which I photographed at intervals. WordPress willing, each of these images is individually titled in the gallery. Later, I scanned the next four of Charles Keeping’s superb illustrations to ‘Our Mutual Friend’. ‘Composedly smoking, he leaned an elbow on the chimney-piece and looked at […]

  • Unashamedly Odious

    CLICK ON A SINGLE IMAGE TO ENLARGE. CLICKING ON THOSE IN GROUPS ACCESS  GALLERIES, INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS OF WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN AND CHECKING BOX AT BOTTOM RIGHT. Once hailed as ‘one of Hampshire’s loveliest gardens’ we last visited Apple Court Garden, under its previous ownership in the spring of 2014. […]

  • A Chicken And Egg Situation

    At last, this morning, the preparation of the new bed was completed.  This involved composting the soil and tidying up the edges.  I had to fetch bracken compost, having mixed it with horse manure, in several trips with a wheelbarrow; spread the mixture across the recently prepared area; and dig it all in.  Having done […]