Bealtaine Cottage Early Summer Album

It has been some time… “Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” ~ Henry James Just as the rosebuds are swelling, early Summer makes an appearance. It has been a long cold Winter and Spring. Euphorbia has brightened the veranda with its vivid lime […]

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This is What Goddess-Inspired Permaculture Looks Like!

Enjoy this morning’s video, shot in the rain-misted splendour of the Goddess Gardens.   Please consider supporting Bealtaine Cottage by subscribing to the Bealtaine Cottage Good Life…link is at the top of this site. Blessings X Colette at Bealtaine Cottage

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The Spirit of Bealtaine

Even though the day has been drizzly, most of it has been spent out on the land, cutting, pruning and clearing. The paths need cutting back to keep them open. It’s hard work, but there’s lots of brushwood and thicker bits for the stove. Leaves are laying a thick and colourful carpet on the ground. […]

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Gardens in Early May

Growth in the gardens has really taken off! I was away for the weekend in Belfast and returned last night. Making coffee and doing my early morning stroll of the gardens, coffee in one hand and camera in the other, it was a revelation…everything has grown and spread since Friday! No wonder, as a mix […]

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Visiting Bealtaine Cottage…

Visitors to Bealtaine Cottage have been welcomed in their thousands over the past ten years. Many have become good friends. I have enjoyed sharing Bealtaine Cottage with foot visitors from all over the world, as well as over half a million through the website. Increasing amounts of my time have been spent happily showing visitors […]

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Cottage and Gardens

Morning at Bealtaine Cottage is a lazy affair as far as the cats are concerned. No sooner do I get out of bed than the cats find a warm spot to snooze away the morning! The morning was dry and with no threat of rain, it was important to get into the garden and get […]

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