Monthly Archives: June 2012

Good Gracious!

WARNING: you might catch the geocaching bug! Yesterday,Virginia and I went to Chirk castle to discover geocaching. And what a day! Guess the best thing was Virginia ‘complaining’ of having caught the bug! On arrival we met with Dave who’s … Continue reading

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School activity in the Secret Garden

Last Tuesday  the very first school joined us in the Secret Garden! Pupils from Ysgol y Garreg from Llanfrothen enjoyed sowing peas, transplanting broccoli and weeding our onions. We spent  a lovely morning making eco-friendly paperpots and tasting some sweet peas and radishes… but the most exciting moment … Continue reading

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A little gem

We decided it was time to explore the neighbourhood at the weekend, so after some well deserved chips in Betws y Coed, we headed for Gwydir Castle. This old house in the outskirts of Llanrwst is a pure gem. Apart … Continue reading

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Something simple but highly effective

Just a brief Saturday visit on the blustery summit of the Great Orme. I am rather impressed by their wildlife spotting boards – very simple but highly effective. Highly effective – lessons learnt.

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First whispers from the Secret Garden

Just a little bit of news about our last weeks working in the Secret Garden at Penrhyn Castle. The Secret Garden is a hidden allotment reminiscent of a walled Victorian kitchen garden where we grow vegetables and herbs and where we … Continue reading

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