Happy first ‘we gotcha you’ day to my best Buddy

Exactly one year today, we got in the car and set off north to pick up our gorgeous little Cypriot rescue dog, Buddy.

Weighing in at a skinny 8kg, he sat on mine and Grandma’s knee all the way home and instantly I was hooked, he stole my heart and my socks!

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What a wonderful world

I’ve had the most amazing summer holidays, I’m almost sad that they are drawing to a close.

I’ve been singing the Louis Armstrong track, ‘What a Wonderful World’ all summer, so I rewrote the words to reflect some of the fantastic things I’ve seen.

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The summer of fun has begun!

Yippee, I’ve finished school for the summer holidays, that’s 45 WHOLE DAYS of fun; bring it on!

Whilst I’ve had a bit of chill time, watching back to back episodes of Dr Who and Harry Potter films, I’ve also been busy in the garden and doing my thing as an RHS Ambassador.

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I’m so excited to be setting up my own wildlife gardening group, with The Young Operation Farmers

Ding dong, the community group I volunteer at, has got some dosh to pay for a Young Operation Farmers’ Project.

This will give me the chance to start my wildlife gardening group, that I’ve been talking about for ages; I’m WELL excited!

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Get buzzin’ and #GrowWild for #BeesNeeds week

Today is the start of Bees’ Needs week, which raises awareness about what we can do to help our precious bees.

Bees are so important in our gardens, for pollination – flowers, plants, fruit and veg all need them – they are an essential part of our eco-system!

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Summer breeze makes me feel fine, blowin’ through the jasmine in my mind

We’ve got some heady smells in the garden at the moment; there’s the sweet smell of jasmine through the day, whilst the night-scented honeysuckle is looking the best it’s ever been.

Some aromatic Greek basil grown from seed, sits patiently in the greenhouse, waiting for the tomatoes to grow. It is truly a sensory overload.

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Wildlife wonders on ‘Magical Mull’

Apologies it’s took me so long to write this blog post; since returning from Mull, I’ve had lots of school exams, I’ve been to RHS Chatsworth Flower Show and I’ve done a fair bit of gardening at home too.

But the biggest reason is…. ‘cos it was so important to me to get it right. I wanted to put a lot of effort in, as the holiday meant so much to me.

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