Wedding, glorious reds, roses, lavender and love – Six on Saturday – 29 September

This weekend, some of the plants in the garden are fading away and some are reaching their full glory.  We’ve had sunny, warm weather in Manchester (20C degrees) – though it’s been windy.   I’ve been happily reflecting on the year…

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Making a pottery Daisy – Miniature Roses In a Vase on Monday

Making a pottery Daisy – Miniature Roses In a Vase on Monday

My garden is looking a bit bashed about at the moment – it’s either been hurling down with rain or it’s been sunny but very windy. I’ve been tidying in the garden and planting Spring bulbs (go big …
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Fuchsias, salvia, hydrangeas, potentilla – 22 September 2018 – Six on Saturday

Fuchsias, salvia, hydrangeas, potentilla – 22 September 2018 – Six on Saturday

Gosh, it’s been windy this week.  It’s been throwing down with rain for most of the time, here in Manchester – two storms Ali and Bronagh in quick succession, so my north facing, shady garden is a squelchy mess …
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Enjoy Today – My jug is full of flowers not half empty – In a vase on monday

Enjoy Today – My jug is full of flowers not half empty – In a vase on monday

It’s a grey day here in Manchester, it’s been hurling down with rain for most of the weekend, my arthritic joints are aching and I’m getting over a horrible cold so I absolutely shattered (the bone sapping …
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Review – September 2018 Lyrical Host Limited Edition Blogging Bundle

Review – September 2018 Lyrical Host Limited Edition Blogging Bundle

It’s been a big month for me – I moved from WordPress dot com to self-hosted. Non-bloggers will wonder what this means, but among other things, now I own my own domain name (www.viewsfrommygardenbench.com), I have autonomy about …
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