• Garden Tea Cakes and Me

    A Shropshire blogger who loves gardening, baking drinking tea, eat and hosting Afternoon Tea. Oh and I love a caffeine fix of a mug of Mocha.


  • National Botanical Gardens of Wales

    National Botanical Gardens Wales

    My recent holiday to Pembrokeshire gave me an opportunity to visit, for the first time the National Botanical Gardens of Wales. Now I admit the middle of... Read more

    Posted on 24 November 2013
  • An Impromptu Afternoon Tea

    Impromptu Afternoon

    An impulsive afternoon teaUsually when I lay on an afternoon tea I put quite a lot of preparation into it. This week I have been away to Bluestone, Pembrokeshir... Read more

    Posted on 16 November 2013
  • John Lewis Christmas Hamper and Festive Foods - Review

    John Lewis Christmas Hamper Festive Foods Review

    A John Lewis ChristmasThe countdown to Christmas has started, and you know you need to get your 'organising' act together when you see the John Lewis Christmas... Read more

    Posted on 15 November 2013
  • Garden Update November and Squirrel Proof Bulbs

    Garden Update November Squirrel Proof Bulbs

    Squirrel proof?Have you planted Spring flowering bulbs in your garden? If you have and like myself have some of your bulbs planted in pots, and also have... Read more

    Posted on 11 November 2013
  • Celebration Cakes

    Celebration Cakes

    Happy BirthdayThought I would share a few cake bakes I have made recently with you. The flower cake as you can see was for a 70th birthday celebration, made... Read more

    Posted on 03 November 2013
  • David Austin Roses Tearoom

    David Austin Roses Tearoom

    David Austin Roses Tea RoomI am sure that any keen gardener will have heard of David Austin Roses, synonymous with the breeding of English Roses. Read more

    Posted on 02 November 2013
  • Hairy Dieters Sparkling Lemonade and Lime Jelly - Recipe

    Hairy Dieters Sparkling Lemonade Lime Jelly Recipe

    I have rather indulged in too many cakes and biscuits of late and wanted to make something a little less calorie laden. My sister has raved about the Hairy... Read more

    Posted on 23 October 2013
  • Save Your Seeds - Dwarf Cornflowers

    Save Your Seeds Dwarf Cornflowers

    Dwarf Cornflower collected seed headsSix years ago I bought myself a packet of Dwarf Cornflower seeds, which I planted and cared for resulting in a wonderful... Read more

    Posted on 22 October 2013