With the gardens properly prepped for winter, there is little to do but reminisce in the cozy light of the fireplace… The garden will need a ton of work in the spring, but until then:
Plants such as holly, ivy, and mistletoe had been used in celebrations long before the advent of Christianity and the Christmas celebrations we know today. Evergreens were used to ward off evil spirits and celebrate new growth during the Winter Solstice Festival as early as ancient times.
Outdoor Christmas decorations are key in creating cheerful and festive ambiance during the holiday season. Whether you’re going all out, making your house and garden the envy of the street with elaborate light designs and displays, or your just want to welcome your guests with a simple hand-made wreath and some soft candle glow, we […]
An initiative of the The Society for Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB) started 14 years ago, National Maintenance Week is a drive to raise awareness among owners of all kinds of buildings, not just ancient and period homes, about the importance of regular care and prevention of any damage that time and weather can cause.
Rainy weather can dampen the enthusiasm of any gardener. They say that God created rainy days so gardeners could do all of the house work. If you are one of those green thumbs that are stuck at home due to bad weather, here are 12 inspiring gardening quotes to keep your spirits up: