All posts tagged: flower

Toy tortoise

This is the tiniest tortoise alive, and possibly the prettiest… It also lives in our very English gardens, but disguises itself cleverly as a lovely flowering bunch. This clever ruse allows entire colonies to exist right under our unsuspecting noses…

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Going down to Carnation street

It’s the summer solstice today, and we went to a wonderful Scandinavian Summer Fayre, with maypole dancing, elderflower flowing, and many a flower wreath. A few buds fell out and my daughter was quick to spot and get them. And so we celebrated the event […]

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Elderflower Elfie

This one was definitely a tricky one as had to work very fast – the delicate and tiny (think grain of rice tiny!) flowers start wilting as soon as picked up from the tree, and had to be detached one by one with very thin […]

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