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About me

I have now lived in Devon for 30 years and love the peaceful way of life here. We live quite near to the North Cornish coast and have Dartmoor in the other direction.
We live in a cottage in a small village and the garden means a lot to us but we never seem to quite get on top of the weeds!!
The garden is at its best in April, May and June and we are trying hard to improve it so that we have all year round colour! We keep on visiting RHS Rosemoor Gardens at Torrington for inspiration but sometimes become despondent at the task that lies ahead!!
I love the sun and when the sun is shining, I have to be outside!! We have both recently retired from work and it is so lovely to have time on our hands to spend in the garden and to visit National Trust gardens in the area.
I love scented plants, so roses, honeysuckle, lavender, pinks and sweet peas mean a lot to me!
I do the mowing and the containers and my husband looks after the vegetables and the beds. I also do a lot of sitting in a deck-chair on those warm, sunny days!
I look forward to those!!

Latest photos

  • A pretty street in Fontevraud L'Abbaye with the ever present roses everywhere we went!
  • Roses planted by the local council around the trees.
  • Poppies in the grass around the chateau at Montsoreau.
  • One of my favourite photos of our French holiday.

Latest blogs

Two little shoes on the step!

Posted on 15 Jul, 2018 13 comments

Spellbound by the roses!

Posted on 17 Jun, 2018 10 comments

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Joined in Mar 2011

Country: United Kingdom

County: Devon

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