#HDYGG

HDYGG — Thorpe Park

HDYGG — Thorpe Park

I can hear you saying "what?  I thought this was a gardening linky.  What is she doing talking about Thorpe Park". Well let me explain Since I have been joining in, albeit sporadically, with this linky, I have become more aware of gardens.  Of shrubs.  And of hanging baskets around…
#HDYGG — Mezieres

#HDYGG — Mezieres

I have always remembered the sunflowers growing in France.  For me they are iconic and whenever I see them growing I think of France.  But what I have never really been aware of previously is just how floral French towns are.   There seem to be hanging baskets on every bridge.  …
#HDYGG — Tournesol

#HDYGG — Tournesol

Tournesol.   "Turn sun" is the literal translation.  Sunflowers to us in England, but to the French they are tournesol.   I have really fond memories of driving through France and seeing field after field of them.  All facing the same direction.   Towards the sun. In fact, for me, no journey through…
#HDYGG — en France

#HDYGG — en France

The novelty of showing photographs from our garden soon wore off.   About the same time that actually gardening wore off.  I knew it wouldn't last.   I just haven't got the gardening bug.    But coming to France has given me a great excuse to show you the garden of the house…
#HDYGG — Part II

#HDYGG — Part II

Just outside our kitchen door is a patch of patio that looks more dull than a dull thing.   The gravel from the drive falls on to it.   The cats sit on it.   The compost box falls over and leaks on to it.   It floods when it rains.   It just generally…
HDYGG — Part 1

HDYGG — Part 1

Huh diggidy what? Let me explain.   #HDYGG is a linky that Annie runs over on her blog.  A chance to do a blog post once a week to show "How Does Your Garden Grow".    I have never felt able to link up before as our garden has been a bit…