15 Favourites – Houseplants

Continuing the series of '15 Favourites', this time it is the turn of the houseplant. A veritable Jules Vernes 'around the world' tour, with tropical and desert dwellers from several continents, these are plants that we do our very best to accommodate in our homes, trying to give them an environment as close to their…

O Christmas Tree…

Well, I'm almost ready for The Big Day... The wrapping of presents is required and a little housekeeping. If the rain lets up, then I can get into my garden and clear away the last of the leaves but little else is urgent. There are jobs that could be tackled but I will postpone any…