Monthly Archives: March 2013

Sowing the seeds

of love.  What to do with those British grown scented Narcissi?  Early Cheerfulness and Avalanche.  Mix them with even more scent. Lily of the Valley and Freesia. So how’s your Easter been?  Did you get lots of eggs?  I will … Continue reading

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When Gerberra’s were cool

1994 apparently.  There you have it in black and white, or gold and red.  A vision of Christmassy lovelyness, no? Are they due a revival?  Will they ever be cool again? Who knows. Just don’t ask for them in a … Continue reading

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Easter Opening

Good Friday – 10am – 4pm Saturday – 9am – 5pm Easter Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday – Closed The upside to the freezing cold weather means that there will be plenty of scented narcissi, for Easter. Along with other … Continue reading

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Lets pretend

it’s summer.  And dig out the summery light recipes.  The ones we enjoy eating outdoors.  That Nigella ‘Forever Summer’ thing.  Bored of caseroles, bored of slow cooked roots and heavy meals.  So I cracked open the chick peas and the … Continue reading

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Message in a bottle

What a collection.  One of our bride’s popped in with several large boxes filled with the most thrilling glass bottles.  From places as exotic as ‘Macclesfield’ and ‘Stockport’.  Bring on Easter, because I get to fill them all with beautiful … Continue reading

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A study

in pink and grey.  I have a thing for grey leaves.  So today I’ve taken senecio cuttings to ensure I have plenty for the wedding season. And I’ve ordered these. A fabulous site for flower porn addicts.    Pink and … Continue reading

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Considerably larger

Gone are the days when a bun is good enough.  It’s all cupcakery glittery gooey these days. Well I for one enjoy a small almond and cherry bun with a cuppa.  Did you do any Comic Relief baking?  Was it … Continue reading

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