Wintermoods

Slik skulle Hagen egentlig se ut nå!

Hagens Frosne Vinterstemning Hagen har sovnet inn, vinterstemning rår og vi har oppmerksomheten rettet mot helt andre ting. Nå er det tid for ettertanke og for planlegging. Hva gjør vi neste år? Eller rettere sagt; hvor begynner vi. Normalt så ligger det en meter snø i hagen på denne tiden men i år har snøen […]

Meconopsis -or Blue Poppie

  Meconopsis have the reputation for being not the easiest of plants to grow. In large measure this is true for gardeners who live in climates less than ideal for these plants. Even in optimum climates their requirements need to be understood for good results. They thrive best where it is cool and moist, such […]

Welcomed Visitors in our Garden

Rødstrupe/Red Robin by JR Guillaumin via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs.

Birds are the favoured visitors to our garden and though some are more welcomed than others they alll supply life and liveliness to the surroundings. Not only do they entertain with their song it is also fun to watch them as they gather food and collect bits and pieces to build nests. Here is a […]

Birds in our Garden

Gråspurv/House Sparrow Rubund Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike

(Source: Wikipedia) The House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) is a bird of the sparrow family Passeridae, found in most parts of the world. A small bird, it has a typical length of 16 cm and a mass of 24–39.5 g. Females and young birds are coloured pale brown and grey, and males have brighter black, white, and brown […]

A not so Welcomed Visitor

Deer are beautiful animals and an excotic guest in our garden, but can wreak havoc in flower beds. In the beginning we were amazed at how gratious they were but gradually we have come to see them differently. One morning in early spring we came out to see this:                 […]