Looking Back to Spring – Day 13 of 30 Days Wild

Day 13 of 30 Days Wild is not so much about the now, it’s more about looking back to Spring when it all began. We start looking forward to Spring in the Autumn when we plant up our bulbs. At that point Spring seems months away, and with the arrival of Winter our longing to…

A Wedding at Wasing Park – Day 12 of 30 Days Wild

This weekend I have been down in Berkshire attending the wedding of my university friend Sarah. Not only was it a wonderful occasion to see Sarah and her husband, but also my uni friends Sophie and Lyndsey. Day 12 of 30 Days Wild is all about the wedding venue Wasing Park and the beautiful surroundings….

Pitmedden Garden – National Trust for Scotland – Day 11 of 30 Days Wild

Day 11 of 30 Days Wild is all about my recent trip to National Trust for Scotland property Pitmedden Gardens, based a stones throw away from village Pitmedden in Aberdeenshire. When I was young we were always members of the National Trust for Scotland and my mum would often take me to visit castles in the summer holidays. Back…

June in the Garden – Day 10 of 30 Days Wild

This time of year I love walking around my garden and seeing how everything is progressing. One moment you are waiting for the buds to develop, the next there is a floral explosion. My Day 10 of 30 Days Wild is a look at how things are coming along, and this is only the beginning. Lots…

Waiting for the Buds to Bloom – Day 3 of 30 Days Wild

Day 3 of 30 Days Wild is all about plants and their flowers. But in this post I am not going to concentrate on the opened bloom, I want to speak about the beauty of the bud. The first signs of the trees and plants in your garden starting to bud is magical. It means…