Day: May 7, 2023

French Fancies: Château de Goulaine

Allegedly the Château de Goulaine founded in 1000 is France’s oldest family-run business. The castle, still owned by the Goulaine family, houses a rare butterfly collection in addition to a museum. It hosts various functions, including weddings. Wine is available for sale at the… Continue Reading “French Fancies: Château de Goulaine”

How do I resuscitate my hydrangea?

This is a record, even for me. Just three days ago this was a healthy plant. It started to droop, so I staked it up – in retrospect, possibly a grave error. It’s been in a sheltered, warm, sunny spot, has been watered but… Continue Reading “How do I resuscitate my hydrangea?”