Category Archives: Gardening

Please do NOT make up the beds!

In the Two Rose Cottages Bed and Breakfast wildlife garden, we are just completing this rather fine insect hotel.  It is made almost entirely of found objects, and will be, we hope, highly desirable to a wide range of the … Continue reading

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Moss Graffitti, or There’s a Welcome in Those Walls

Today I took my blender, made myself some moss paint, and painted “Welcome” on my front wall. The moss paint was made from a large chunk of moss whisked with milk.  I used my best judgement as to quantities. So … Continue reading

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Garden Tools

Look at the lovely old garden tools I bought yesterday.  All lovingly treated with linseed oil.  I’m very happy!    

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Hanging Basket Rennovation

Today is “Hanging Basket Renovation Day” here at Two Rose Cottages Bed and Breakfast. I have to get the poor thing ready for Spring. This is how she is looking today, after a whole winter surrounded by builders’ paraphanalia while … Continue reading

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First Things First

The very first thing that I did the morning I took possession of Two Rose Cottages, before I even looked around the house, was to set up a toad-shelter.  I kid you not. I had saved an old broken terracotta … Continue reading

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