Tag Archives: hazel trees

Round the garden in 80 days #61

Spring is in the air. I felt it for the first time yesterday as I left the house to pick up our weekly provisions. The hellebores have been out for a while but the crocuses have also made an appearance … Continue reading

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Round the garden in 80 days #55

On Saturday, I managed to speak to a doctor about my lack of sleep and tiredness over a long period of time and then had to rush down to the surgery for blood tests. As I was putting my jumper … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday

We were supposed to have been setting off for a mini-break in the Peak District today but you know how it is…. Anyway, rather than dwelling on the loss, I made some alternative plans for this Easter weekend. I’ve already … Continue reading

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Same species or what!

In February, I got two hazel trees from the Woodland Trust. They are both mere sticks when they arrived and over the year I have been monitoring their growth with fascination. Even though they started out the same size and … Continue reading

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Looking after my roots

A couple of years ago, I was hopeful that I would have a beautiful rosemary bush but when I saw one flowering at a nursery in Leicestershire at beginning of last month, I knew something was wrong with mine. Since … Continue reading

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