The lanes around here are never gritted so to get to my parents, we took the long way round onto the main roads, however we did have to go past Moulton Mill as it's sails were turning. We couldn't miss that!
The fields were still white, but again the blue sky was peeping through.
After a lovely visit to my parents, we headed down to Baytree (the local garden centre). Now, one of my projects this year is to revamp my kitchen window baskets. They are bare...I mean REALLY bare! The birds last year used all my coir lining for nests and subsequently everything fell out, plants died and with the one day of summer we had, I thought better than to waste time trying to do anything with them. Don't they look awful?
So, with my order for coco fibre lining arriving I just needed some compost. Well, am I glad we went! They had a bulb sale, and not just a little bit off...a whole load off! Bags of bulbs for 40p, and £1.00!! Just look at my bargains...£4.20 for the lot!
I know that I won't see their cheery faces until next year, but I am determined to be totally prepared this year.
Also, I have a Ta Dah moment!! The baby girl pram blanket has been finished. I'm ok with it, I just think it may be a little too pink. What do you think? The brighter shots were taken outside (remember I said there was blue sky?!).
But, I will leave you with a couple of photos I took in the garden today with my new camera (I was at last able to play a little with it). It was nice to see the snow melting, but also lovely to see the last bits of ice that had settled on the trees.
And as winter starts to turn a corner to head into spring it was beautiful to see that Mother Nature was still in control with the bulb shoots peeking out through the snow.
I hope you all have a lovely weekend and thank you so much to my new followers and lovely people that leave me comments. You all brighten my day.
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