Thursday, 26 May 2011

A Garden Party

I hope you are all keeping dry on this miserable, wet and blustery day, it has been pouring here on and off now for the past few hours, I must say I am not looking forward to my journey home.

Anyway this weather calls for brighter days and what better to do on a brighter day than a garden party, so I thought I would invite you all over seeing as you all worked so hard yesterday : ).  Let's just say it is my way of saying thank you. 

I love spending time out in the garden during the summer months.  All the different sights sounds and smells, it's like heaven, especially after being cooped up inside for the winter.  So here is your very own whistle stop tour of my garden.

Fairies are always welcome in our garden.

This clock is brilliant, on one side a clock on the other a temperature gauge, brilliant.  This was one of the presents I bought for my Mum for her birthday this year, she loved it of course : )
(The eyesore building at the bottom of the garden is my Dad's workshop, this will be re-built to look a lot prettier some time hopefully very soon).

This is my favourite garden ornament we have, Mum bought it recently, we are thinking about moving it onto the grass though, I'm sure she would be much comfier there.

Our surname is Peacock so when I saw this I couldn't resist buying it, sad I know but I'm sure you would all of done the same.

This is something my Grandad built us, he used to work a lot with wood.  We are lucky enough to get loads of birds in our garden, so this is constantly topped up with food so we can sit and watch them from the decking at the top end of the garden. 

I love all the fairies hidden amongst the flowers : )

The sign inside Dad's workshop.

We picked this up from a shop called The Range it is a brilliant shop, if ever you get the chance to visit one, go, you will love it.

Mum's potting bench, looking very colourful and pretty.

Our neighbour grows roses, which we benefit from hanging over the fence, aren't we lucky?

Hope you enjoyed your stay, and I look forward to having you again soon.

Love Gem xxx


  1. Lovely Gem!

    I love all the little bits n bobs around your garden...especially that clock. My dad has a little workshop at the end of our garden too...that sign would be lovely!

    Going to check out 'The Range' now....

    Have a fab weekend x

  2. Your garden looks beautiful, no wonder you enjoy sitting out there :) hope the weather picks up for a sunny bank holiday!

    Bee happy x
    Have a delicious day!

  3. Hiya
    I’m just sending out a quick message to let people know their Faith Hope and Charity Swapping partners. Days of spreedsheet fiddling I tell you, if this works it’s going on my CV! I won’t have access to a PC from Tues 31st until June 6th – so any questions will have to wait til I get back I’m afraid. I’m going to put up a quick post on the rules before I go, but for now you can check out your partner’s blog and start figuring out what they might like.
    Your swap partner is KezzieAG
    Thanks for playing along!

  4. I love all those pretty things that make a place homely (especially the dragonfly).

    Do hope the weather has improved for you.

  5. Loved the tour of your garden! Scarlett x

  6. Hello! I love posts like this! Your garden is delightful! My mum would love your garden- she loves fairy things too and we have some lurking in our garden too! Love your blog so far, it is soooo sooo pretty!!!!