Category Archives: Gardening

Happy Fairy Day!

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It’s Fairy Day, so I thought I’d share our¬†fairy garden, with a few additions since last year (wine and cheese!).

I’m not sure what’s going on with the suspicious-looking gnome in the bushes, though…

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Throwback Thursday: Wandering in Jane’s garden

Jane Austen’s House Museum posted this picture of Jane’s garden yesterday. I don’t think it’s too much to aim at making my backyard look similar. I’m not really hooked on the hedges, but those deep flower borders make me sigh.

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The photo reminds me that when I visited England in 1996, this garden was one of the places that made me wish I had more time to just sit and soak it all in.  Here are few pictures of the garden I took then:

You can find more pictures of the house in my Flickr account.