Creating a Herb Garden with Sutton Seeds

Creating a Herb Garden with Sutton Seeds

When I lived in previous garden I had a whole border reserved for herbs. I’d get to enjoy their aroma every time I hung my washing out, or sat on the patio enjoying a drink after work.  Ever since I’ve moved in with Daddy P, I’ve been meaning to organise… Continue reading »

Project 365 2015 Week 21

Project 365 2015 Week 21

I’ve been joining in with Project 365 since the start of 2014, and been inspired by The Boy and Me to make sure I take a Photo A Day, Every Day, For A Year! She needs to take a break from the linky to concentrate on family and work, so… Continue reading »

Green fingered Monkey

Green fingered Monkey

We had some successes in the garden last year and some disasters!  Monkey grew some lovely cucumbers, our apple tree gave us our first 4 home-grown apples and we had wonderful sunflowers again.  But not everything in Monkey’s garden grew.  We gave him part of our garden to turn into… Continue reading »

Monkey gets planting with Sutton Seeds

Monkey gets planting with Sutton Seeds

My Mum has always been a keen gardener and I grew up surrounded by plants of all descriptions.  One company name that I remember from my childhood is Sutton Seeds. Not only do they sell seeds these day, but they also supply plants, fruit trees and gardening equipment.  We had… Continue reading »

Gardening with Monkey – veggies and flowers #HDYGG

Gardening with Monkey

We decided to have a home day on Bank Holiday Monday, we’d had a busy day on Sunday at Polesden Lacey (more on that soon) and Monkey had a swimming lesson in the afternoon.  The sun was out, it was a perfect excuse to do some gardening with Monkey. We… Continue reading »

Monkey in the garden #CountryKids

Monkey in the garden

You may remember that we had a Sunflower growing competition here last year and Monkey grew his own veggies for the first time. I love seeing Monkey in the garden, he gets so excited planting things and watching them grow.  My parents would be very happy, I’m sure I wasn’t… Continue reading »

Apple Blossom

apple blossom

In the depth of winter last year we received a very special package from Waitrose.  Our very own Apple Tree.  I sent Daddy P and Monkey out into the garden on a cold and rather wet day and gave them instructions on where I wanted our fruit tree planting.  Annoyingly… Continue reading »

Planting seeds

Planting seeds

We’ve been busy in the garden these last couple of weeks.  Monkey and I went to our local garden centre and bought a little greenhouse.  We also discussed what we wanted to grow this year, off he went and selected his choices.  So recently we’ve been planting seeds.  We’ve planted… Continue reading »

Apples Season at Waitrose

Apple Season at Waitrose

We love baking in this house – have you guessed that?  We’ve also enjoyed trying to grow some of our own fruit and veg this year, with varying levels of success.  So when I heard that Waitrose were running a project to help educate children about the benefits of seasonal… Continue reading »

Everything is sprouting

As regular readers will know we’ve been introducing Monkey to the delights of growing his own vegetables, flowers and fruit over recent months. I realised that I hadn’t written an update post for some time and as everything is sprouting, I thought now would be a good time to review… Continue reading »