365 Project – Day 348

Oh Christmas Tree, oh Christmas Tree. Evergreen conifers to celebrate Christmas have been popular in Germany since the 15th and 16th century; evergreen wreaths and boughs were used by the Egyptians, Chinese and Hebrews going back to pagan times. In Britain Christmas Trees have been popular since Queen Victoria and Prince Albert married in 1841…

365 Project – Day 317

Beech Hedge. When we first moved to our house in Bath our garden had a horrid evergreen hedge up each side; it was ugly, invasive and was dragging goodness from the ground so out it came. Mrs Sixwheeler likes instant gratification in the garden but I am happy to invest in longer term projects and…