Six on Saturday | Rainbow

I am joining in with a new weekly meme that I have come across for those of us who love our gardens (or even someone else’s garden.) It is Six on Saturday and hosted by ‘The Propagator’.  Basically a post about six things in a garden, yours or someone else’s. Plants, birds, fruit, veg, tools, plans,…

cornwall in colours: spring shades (17 shades of green)

A walk in my favourite local “garden” on Sunday revealed lots of new life springing up – shrubs and perennials with bright new leaves; Euphorbias ranging from the palest yellow to brightest green, some with a dark red ‘eye’; variegated, spotted and striped; round, oval, crinkled, spiky; leathery, furry and prickly – take your pick. There…

Cornish favourites: King George V Memorial Walk

This level walk runs alongside the Copperhouse tidal pool, a reminder of Hayle’s heyday during the Industrial Revolution which is now home to a rich variety of birdlife. It is one of my favourite walks and also one of the closest to my home. I love to see what exotic planting I can find through…

A Winter Walk

The George V Memorial Walk in Hayle along the Copperhouse pool is a lovely level walk at any time of the year, but this is my first time during the winter months so I was keen to see whether anything was in flower. So on 25th January this is what I found: It was a…