Berries are hit and miss — Ramblin’ through Dave’s Garden

Love the berries and hollies always!

Again, there are few berries on the tall, seedling American holly (Ilex opaca, below) in the rear garden that can positively be identified as female. There are handfuls of the native American hollies in and near the garden, with many smaller seedling hollies at the edges, and others deeper into the forest that borders it. […]

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Let’s Celebrate Thanksgiving For All — Scotland&Me

Wishing Everyone with Wonderful Thanksgiving Day Celebration.

Sending the same greetings to you, Wendy at My Plaid Heart! Prayer of Thanks by Ralph Waldo Emerson For each new morning with its light, For rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, For love and friends, For everything Thy goodness sends. Wishing all of my fellow American friends a very happy […]

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Foods that are sustaining our great health — Scotland&Me

Very well indeed!

In our personal experience, cooking is an art and not a science. This is because we like experimenting with various new combinations of seasonal vegetables, fruits and nuts; locally available produce, fish and meats. The following are the most recent results of our cooking escapades – thought of sharing them for your enjoyment. If you […]

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“Let’s play …” – says Lord Toby — Scotland&Me

To view more of Lord Toby’s fun activities, please visit the link of His Majesty’s Conversations Page.

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Autumn Season Is Lovely Indeed … — Scotland&Me

The natural beauty of various foliage and plants around us re-confirm the complexity of nature. The changing colours of the leaves of trees, shrubs and many deciduous or herbaceous plants are something to be appreciated. Sharing you some of the Autumnal colours that surround us …

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“Lest we forget – 100 Years Since” ‘Flanders Poppies’ Living Their Memories … — Scotland&Me

This particular cultivar of Flanders Poppy now referred to as ‘Remembrance Poppy’ is a very nice touch that was integrated in our garden while we commemorate the 100th Years Anniversary of the WW1 Ending. Their beauty allow us to keep remembering the souls of the soldiers who gave their lives during the World War I […]

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“Sending the Diwali Greetings to Everyone” — Scotland&Me

The Festival of Lights brings colourful celebrations across cultures … To view more of Lord Toby’s fun activities, please visit the link of His Majesty’s Conversations Page.

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Eating The Rainbow — Kath Chetner ❋ — glimpsebyturre

Always fun to eat nutritious foods … healthy foods for the body. Having the best of health is the best treasure in this world. Most people don’t get enough Phytonutrients, let alone enough vegetables and fruits in general. But what are Phytonutrients? Plant foods contain thousands of natural chemicals. These are called phytonutrients or phytochemicals. […]

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It is a rainy evening but relaxing — Scotland&Me

This evening was quiet, relaxing but rainy … Lord Toby was enjoying his majestic chair! To view more of Lord Toby’s fun activities, please visit the link of His Majesty’s Conversations Page.

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Our Classic Christmas Cake Has Been Baked — Scotland&Me

During the past weekend, our Family’s Tradition for Christmas Cake has been baked; been stored, readily waiting for its first drench with our favourite brandy. It would have received four drenches by the time it will be eaten on Christmas Day. What is your Holiday Family Tradition? Sharing you the images of our progressively maturing […]

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An Autumn Interlude … — Scotland&Me

One of a kind story between two friends and neighbors. The personality and conversations are terrific … one can continue the story to make it more complex or intimate … 🙂

You may like to enjoy this stress-free interlude between Charlie, the Neighbor and His Majesty Lord Toby. To view more of Lord Toby’s fun activities, please visit the link of His Majesty’s Conversations Page.

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Foods that keep you ticking like a clock — Scotland&Me

To view more of different foods that we cook and have shared for your pleasure, please visit the link of “Eating Healthy: Adventures with food”

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The beautiful and colourful Autumn Day … — Scotland&Me

Indeed, an Autumn moments …

Shairng you the luster of colours during sunny-Autumn days that allow us to appreciate the beauty of nature around us. In many areas they are experiencing the dropping temperatures with wintry breeze, however we are enjoying our gardens; can’t ignore the moments. To view more of the seasonal transformation of LTs Castle Garden, please visit […]

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Look who are enjoying the fab and sunny Autumn day … — Scotland&Me

Quite lovely Autumn Day …

Lord Toby and Charlie have been enjoying their outdoor escapades when it is a sunny-Autumn day 🙂 To view more of Lord Toby’s fun activities, please visit the link of His Majesty’s Conversations Page.

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“It is a cosy chair day while the outside temperature is colder” – says Lord Toby — Scotland&Me

Relaxing cozy chair is always a wonderful furniture in the house.

We were enjoying sunny days in the early part of the week. Then the temperature started sliding colder … Few more poses of Lord Toby in his cosy chair … To view more of Lord Toby’s fun activities, please visit the link of His Majesty’s Conversations Page.

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“It is a lovely Summer-like day today”- says Lord Toby — Scotland&Me

It is a fantastic weather today as it felt like Summer day during Autumn. Our blue-eyed Lord Toby enjoyed his moments in the garden. To view more of Lord Toby’s fun activities, please visit the link of His Majesty’s Conversations Page.

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Catio-snooze on Autumn Day — Scotland&Me

It is a bit warmer today and His Lordship decided that his snoozing pleasure is at his favorite chair in his Catio-Garden Gallery. To view more of Lord Toby’s fun activities, please visit the link of His Majesty’s Conversations Page.

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This morning, it is 3°C and the Autumn foliage are appearing gracefully … — Scotland&Me

Its a lovely garden with a Fall Season emphasis …

Its only few days since Autumn Season have started and here we are getting immersed into cooler temperature and the changing colours everyday. The amenities of colourful leaves that are changing around us has been refreshing to witness. It is almost chaging every minute of the day. Indeed, a wonderful experience and appreciate those foliage […]

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Sunday bliss means having pawfun … — Scotland&Me

A well loved Lord Toby is having a bliss  …

To view more of Lord Toby’s fun activities, please visit the link of His Majesty’s Conversations Page.

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Cat’s Summer Relaxation — Scotland&Me

Lord Toby, the Baron of Kelso enjoys relaxing as well during Summer days!

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Rethink Your Waste — Think Sustainability

In the last home game of the normal AFL season, the West Coast Eagles ran their ‘Rethink Your Waste’ campaign. The campaign aimed to keep the stadium cleaner after games and increase public awareness of recycling, encouraging people to not only recycle better in the stadium but to also do more in their daily lives. Large […]

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An August wildlife update — Ramblin’ through Dave’s Garden

If Tiger swallowtails are a bit scarce in this year’s garden, hummingbirds are not, though typically only one is seen at a time, so taking a count is difficult. A tropical Firecracker plant (Cuphea) in a pot on the deck just outside the kitchen window is a hummingbird magnet, but I often see hummingbirds on […]

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The Bench at LT’s Garden — Scotland&Me — Enjoying TheMoments

Creating such a magnificent landscape like this one employed a deep and creative thinking from start to its colorful results. The combination of plants, foliage and flowers are so pretty. I can sit on that bench all day to appreciate my sorroundings. Lord Toby enjoys looking at the garden where wildlife like birds, butterflies and […]

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Recycling Your Old Clothes? Here is A Quick Guide shared by Into The Eco

Indeed, a great idea to recycle old clothes. Spring then Summer then other seasons will come around. We find older clothes that we have not worn for a long time. So why using your space occupied by them – recycling them will open up your space.

Here are Ten Tip from Into The Eco (there is link of the website at the bottom of this article).

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Hey me again, here to tell you about the humdrum subject of what the best things to do with our old unwanted clothes. Until earlier this year I was not sure what the best advice to give was on the topic. I always wondered what happened to our old clothes after we put them in the recycling bins.

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Cat’s bedtime indeed! — Scotland&Me

After hazzling for his bedtime, he decided to go ahead and got into a bed of his choice … and got found enjoying it … To view more of Lord Toby’s fun activities, please visit the link of His Majesty’s Conversations Page.

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