The last couple of weeks in the garden have been a bit of a washout so I haven’t had as much time out there as I would like. However, I have still tried to squeeze in as much as I can in between the showers. Here are some great jobs to do for those times when its wet. Turn your compost. Don’t forget to regularly turn your compost. Once I’ve turned it over, I add some…July 2, 2021
Their English Country Cottages It was love at first sight! We could see a lot of the original character had been stripped out or covered up, but the very bones of her were beautiful. Catherine Cleaver Peartree Cottage was bought by Catherine and her family three years ago, they had been living in a new build townhouse & wanted to move into an older property with a bigger garden and…June 27, 2021
Their English Country Cottages We actually talked ourselves out of buying it as we said it was too small and over budget, but by the next day we were back and making an offer Katie Sant Katie and her husband Paul fell completely in love with this over budget, way too small but utterly gorgeous and sweetly named cottage. The couple actually talked themselves out of buying it as they decided…June 20, 2021
For me, cosmos is, the classic cut flower. They don’t take huge amounts of effort to grow and they always reward with lots of gorgeous flowers. As a result, cosmos is always on my shopping list for the Summer. It’s such a pretty flower, coming in a range of colours, and I challenge you not to find one that will work in your garden. The best part is it’s not too late to plant, so why not follow…June 18, 2021
Their English Country Cottages I’m a big believer of a certain feeling you get when viewing houses, this one immediately felt like home, I could see through the work that needed to be done and the prospect of having something to call my own was incredibly exciting. Fiona Fiona and her partner Roger live in this beautiful tucked away cottage. Fiona has worked across business development, luxury events and creative…June 12, 2021
Hi, welcome to My English Country Cottage, a blog inspired by my successful Instagram page.
I have been writing about our family life in our 400 year old thatched cottage in the middle of nowhere (delivery drivers words) for just over a year and am now braving the world of 'blog'.
I have spent the past seven years making our house a home and have put my experiences into writing about cosy country interiors filled with florals, old books, roaring fires, oak beams and squashy sofas.
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