Oooh, oooh ,ooooh.....This scrappy looking specimen is making me smile. Most of those sad looking leaves have since dropped off, but it is what happens at this time of year :0)
This is my Christmas present from mum. A bare root Rowan tree...THIS variety to be exact. I'm keeping everything crossed that it survives.
I just love gardening for wildlife and tree planting is one of the best ways we can support nature in our gardens isn't it.
Indoors I've been crocheting rainbows. I made this colourwash cushion cover recently and I'm so happy with how it turned out.
Then last week I had the idea to make a banner using Lucy's great pattern you can find HERE. Gosh is it really eight years since that post was published...seems so recent in many ways.
Mine is not a Christmas project though.
Here's a clue...big clue :0)
More on that later. Amazingly I've still been picking Dahlias from the garden in November.
What a great setting