New Roses

Sadly, we have lost several of our well established standard rose bushes. We suspect they had wet feet as the result of a fabulous new ground cover we planted. It keeps the soil cool and moist. And that is a treasured condition in our dry and arid summer weather. But some of the roses succumbed … More New Roses

Tess’ New Jacket

It’s got awfully cold, awfully fast here. And wet too. Mum noticed that my Peppa Pig t-shirt wasn’t keeping me very warm. And ‘cos she isn’t going shopping I was beginning to worry if I’d freeze all winter. Then the other day she did something weird. Not that that is unusual. She often does weird … More Tess’ New Jacket