Prolific : Tale of a tree

Prolific Salford 19th April 2018 My “little” Acer tree, in the back garden of the house beginning another set of flowers to signal Spring We bought it from a garden centre in the pennines , quite a few years ago now, and planted it alongside a couple of dwarf conifers and perennials to give theContinue reading “Prolific : Tale of a tree”

Out of this world

Out of This World Taken root On a spot of earth Alien invader starts to feed Devouring the water below Some plants sit, aghast as they watch The alien eat up their food like an unwanted guest Others, are more philisophical as Over time – the alien and his cohort – will be Lifted, andContinue reading “Out of this world”


in response to the prompt – Glorious Side, Turkey – 2007 Looking through the old photos again enjoying a walk in the mangavat valley near to our holiday apartment as i remember, the sun was a little hot – and this was taken later in the afternoon remains of a roman wall, set among grainsContinue reading “Glorious!”

Soil (II)

An acrostic by inky, in response to the daily post prompt Soil Some people – call it the ground One of natures building blocks If you looked at it – from deep below – you would call it Life itself   Several different creatures – they call it home On occasion , they climb outContinue reading “Soil (II)”


      Soil source of growth our garden plants depend on it its home for all sorts of life like worms, beetles and ants   such an important base needs nutrients on certain mornings , water and fertiliser is added , to let the seedlings and bulbs lift their flowers into the sky andContinue reading “Soil”