April 08, 2010


I almost couln't believe my eyes when I opened
this surprize packed from the amazing Alessandra!
- a beautiful mini vase.
- six packets of seeds, wrapped in small brown paper
bags and decorated with uguisu masking tape.
- a small book about insects and spiders.
- a packet of Clipper nettle tea.
- an issue of gardens illustrated with an article
about Levens Hall, see photo 4.
- a bunch of wooden sticks to label.
- a card with nice words.
Alice in Wonderland :-)
Thank you so much, sweet Alessandra!
( for the lovers, on wednesday evening BBC2,
The Edible Garden, with Alys Fowler)


  1. This post smells spring

  2. Alessandra is so thoughtful, looks like a lovely package, enjoy! x

  3. I love this post of yours!! It is pure beauty. You are super blessed! xo

  4. p.s. I am a wee bit envious of those wonderful seed packets!! They are so sweet and personalized.

  5. hi renilde...i just thought that because you are moving in a new house with a garden you might like some seeds to plant! this is quite common here...giving seeds!
    also you are endless inspiration to me...so it's just a little way to thank you!
    happy gardening!
    looking forward to see your new green space!

  6. ah great great post!

  7. Lucky you. Fresh and green. Ready to head outside!

  8. Lucky you - some really nice pressies there. I love the Observer book - I have one on British birds, it's a really nice collection.

  9. It is really beautiful, every part of it. Seeds, garden, vase for flowers, spider manual. Garden is like a special world, it has a rich symbolic.

  10. Lovely!
    Have a happy weekend :)

  11. Ooooo I love how Alessandra used her tapes! So lovely!
    And have a wonderful weekend and enjoy the spring season!

  12. What a fabulous package of goodies :) Have fun with them. Kx

  13. oijjoi, so many treasures in one package. ah seeds, so nice to see then what grows out of them..
    have a good weekend you too!

  14. insects and seeds - what more you can ask?
    love it all!

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