Posted in October 2013

La Genette

La Genette

The other day my friend Annie came rushing in, telling me to come as she had something she knew I would want to see. The trapper had caught a Genette (Genetta genetta ) in his trap.  Annie’s husband Yvon is the representative of the French Hunting Association in the area so the trapper brought the Genette … Continue reading

Elaeagnus and other surprises

Elaeagnus and other surprises

I love finding out about things and I had a few surprises in the garden last week. Firstly, I was planting some self-seeded Hollyhock plants in front of my Elaeagnus in the back border when I noticed a beautiful jasmine perfume.  The Elaeagnus was bought about six years ago as a workhorse to protect and … Continue reading