"Bottle Trees" I found in a friends garden. I just love them. They light up at night with solar lights . I want to have one of these in my garden too.
They are a 3 dimensional work of art that is very often specific to a particular site. They are designed to change or transform ones perception of the space.
My butterflies were made for a particular exhibition. Now they are home,were do I hang them?! Ive chosen to hang them outside, subject to the weather & enjoy them for as long as they last. As butterflies in their natural habit are outside subject to the elements.
Pruned lavender bushes. Saved some for bouquets, some into bags for drying and some of the prunings were put into a saucepan and simmered to make lavender water. The lavender water was mixed with vinegar to make my own room freshener and fabric softener. This was a bit of an experiment for me. The house was filled with the strong smell of lavender, ……very very relaxing!
This is the first piece of pottery sculpture I have finished. I’m very happy with the concept. I just want to work on the colouring (glazing). Maybe more black, brown, straw and “orange” tones.
Cottage Garden – is a distinct style of garden that has it origins in working class gardens in England. It has an informal design, with its dense plantings & a mixture of edible & ornamental plantings. ( Wikipedia)