Autumn update from my home garden

I’m writing this blog about my own garden, as the autumn sunshine beams down through the last leaves on the trees.

Whilst there’s still some goodies to harvest in the garden, it’s also time to think ahead, of winter jobs and spring time planting.

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Big Shout Out to the Young Operation Farmers as we prepare for the Big #SoupShare

It’s autumn and the garden is still rewarding us with some lovely veggies, only yesterday I harvested 2 more cobs of corn for my tea.

What better way to use up your seasonal veggies, by making a bowl of delish soup to celebrate the RHS Campaign for School Gardening with theirย Big Soup Share

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Inspired by Lost Words and Autumn Art this weekend

I’ve made the most of the autumn leaves, the sky, the smell this weekend, by visiting 2 of my favourite places, to experience 2 very different things.

On Friday I went to Hulme Community Garden Centre to watch Lost Words, then I was up and out Saturday morning to visit Yorkshire Sculpture Park for a wonderful autumn walk.

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All the leaves are brown and the sky is grey……

I really love autumn, with the lovely fresh, crisp mornings and the beautiful jewel like colours of the leaves falling from the trees.

It’s also a time to reap the rewards of your garden and celebrate all the effort that you’ve put in throughout the growing year.

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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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