Tag Archives: cacti

Hardy Exotics Nursery

I was looking through some holiday photos recently and remembered a visit we made to an extraordinary place called Hardy Exotics Nursery.  They had some awesome plants! Advertisements

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Kew Gardens

For years I have wanted to visit Kew Gardens, so when we decided to go away for a couple of days for my birthday, this was top of my list. Even though it rained and sometimes poured, we had a … Continue reading

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Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens

Even when its raining, we love being outside and exploring somewhere new! When we went to Cornwall on holiday a few weeks ago, it rained on a few of the days, but we still made the trip to visit Tremenheere … Continue reading

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All moved in!

We got the keys to our first house two weeks ago today and it already feels like home. The cacti were the first to move in, followed by the rest of my garden and then we arrived last Friday! We … Continue reading

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My tumbling blocks patchwork

My latest project is inspired by my friend Emma. She recently finished some beautiful paper pieced patchwork cushions for both of her Grandmas’ birthdays. I love stitching hexagons but decided to try out a new pattern for my very own … Continue reading

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René Geissler’s Cacti & Succulent Nursery

Matt knows just how much I love cacti and succulents. So at the end of our holiday last week he did a bit of research on the internet and found out about a wonderful man called René Geissler. René has been growing … Continue reading

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A waiting room swap!

The other week I was sat in a waiting room, happily reading a crochet magazine. I had finished and was just about to add it to the existing pile of magazines for someone else to enjoy when I spotted a … Continue reading

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Tutorial : Fingerprint heart Valentine’s card

I made some simple Valentine’s Day cards, inspired by our handmade wedding invitations. If you would like to make your very own, all you need is some ink, a piece of card and your favourite pen to write a message … Continue reading

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My crocheted cactus!

When having a sort out the other day I unearthed a big collection of dressmaking patterns. My friend Kendal loves to make her own clothes, particularly pretty dresses, so I thought she would make good use of them. We live on the … Continue reading

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My Neopolitan Cacti!

As you may know I really love cacti! They were everywhere in Naples, on balconies, in shops and there were even botanical gardens full of them. We found a market stall just off Via Toldeo in central Naples that had … Continue reading

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