|pallet play platform under the old apple tree|
She has another one in the gardens under a large, old, wild Rosemary 'bush', which she has shaped into an arching 'shelter' with the help of secateurs and imagination -this is her 'Spring cubby'.
|her stick 'bender' - a temporary temple?|
She is curious as to whether some of the prunings might sprout and grow.
Phoebe has been learning about lashing sticks together to secure the house. She has been weaving busily with a variety of materials and methods, endless experimentation and embellishment.
Yesterday we planted 20 sweetpea seeds in the hope that they will grow up and fragrantly and beautifully cover her little stick shelter.
|the second smaller stick house being constructed|
Once Spring has arrived and settled in, and the earth is a bit less wet, also in our plans is an adobe playhouse with a cement foundation, which she and Aaron will build together - she can't wait!