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Guest Blog by Lynn Elliott of Elliots Shed

Having brought the dismantled Hattersley treddle loom from the Isle of Harris in a van, the re-building of it took...

Strawberry Jam Recipe

Strawberry Jam Recipe

I have found the best recipe for strawberry jam is by Delia Smith. Delia suggests to put the sugar and...

Blackberry Bush

At last something that looks like it may be successful. My blackberry bush has lots of flowers.

My Rose Arch

My Rose Arch

  I just wanted a rose arch so I could sit underneath a lovely rose perfumed area in the sun....

Cutting the Grass

Cutting the Grass

I really dislike cutting grass. How do you feel about it? You know when the grass really has got too...

Makeover Bed

There will be new spring bulbs-next year. I have been making over the front lawn to make the whole thing...

Garden Spring 2018

I am not a great gardener. I want to sit in it not work in it. So I suppose I...

Plum Tree and Brown Rot

My Victoria Plum tree has had masses of fruit for years. Last year something strange happened. There was lots of...

Waste Digester

I have a big thing about waste and how we deal with it. Plastic is part of it. I have...

Kitchen Scales

Kitchen Scales

My kitchen scales are old fashioned.  A scale pan on one side and weights on the other.  I use greaseproof...