I'm afraid I've had some sad news this morning. I received a message from Helen's daughter Dawn, letting me know that her mum passed away on June 2nd.
She said that Helen had become ill and went into hospital back in January, but was able to stay at home with a palliative care package. Dawn moved home to be with her, and with the help of a mobility scooter she was still able to get about the garden- she carried on posting comments and photos up until mid-May.
I asked Dawn if there was any charity in particular that Helen supported, and she said her mum was passionate about the Scottish Wildlife Trust. If anyone would like to make a donation in her memory, here is the link-