Category Archives: Misc

To Rain Or Not To Rain

Gardens on the Emerald Isle… Well… This is what it looked like on Sunday — in many parts of Ireland there isn‘t much of the green left in the pastures. Some of the flowers, like this petunia, are surviving even … Continue reading

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The Brown Isle

Blue skies, palm trees, sandy beaches and temperatures above 25 Celsius. Don‘t you just love it? Well, there is another side to it: Over these past two weeks we are having a heat wave — no rain in sight whatsoever. … Continue reading

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Oil Heating

There are some things that are quite strange to us as Germans: showers run by electricity and (heating) oil tanks in the garden. 🙄 In case you haven’t seen or heard of a power shower yet, I will do a separate post … Continue reading

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