Garden Enhancements

Our back garden is in a right state. We haven’t had the time to give it much love and care since we moved into the house three years ago. Still, Rome wasn’t built in a day.

A couple of recent enhancements though.

First, we have upgraded from a “hole in the fence” to a gate as the entrance for the garden.

Garden Gate

Secondly, I’ve added a couple of annexes. 😉

Bird Box and Bee & Bug House


Forest Festival

Yesterday was the start of the Tweed Valley Forest Festival. In Peebles, there were a number of wood-workers on Tweed Green and some more in the Community Centre.

We had burgers for lunch, made by the lovely people from The Sunflower Restaurant.

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Ben was given an apple by a man who was advertising his apple tree business. Apparently there are about 2,000 varieties of apple in the UK. This one, a little confusingly, is an ‘orange’ variety.

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We also bought this whale from Kenneth of The Driftwood Studio, Traquair. I’ve been tasked with putting up a shelf for him to live on.

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