Sunday, 18 August 2013


Lots of baking and eating this weekend, jersey caramel biscuits for school lunches, very rich chocolate mousse made by The Scout and warm cinnamon scroll brioche for Sunday morning breakfast.
A litlle cardmaking for Father's Day and another fabric bowl for my sewing desk - this one has machine topstitching instead of hand stitching.
Flowers on my broad bean plants - they are absolutely laden with them, and lightly scented too. I have even seen a few tiny little pods.  I think that next year I will grow them in a different place, and with more support, mine are starting to collapse - they are so tall.  Does anyone have successful tips for growing them?
My mini Agapanthus are starting to explode open - I love the delicate colour of these ones.  They are flowering very early this year - fingers crossed I still get a summer flowering from them.

What did you do this weekend?


  1. Love that fabric bowl you made - and the one from the other day! They look great - I must put them on my to-do list. And I can't get over how far ahead your garden is compared to mine! I have the same problem with mine (except this year they are that tall they're still under the ground) and simply tie them up with bright coloured baling twine from the farm, which is definetely not the prettiest. :-)

  2. A wonderfully productive weekend. It's great to have lots of interests. The broad beans may still grow well even if not standing straight???


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