Monthly Archives: March 2014

(Always) read the instructions!

A while back one of my friends gave me a bag of woodash to put round my apple tree. She recommended March as a good time to do it, so the other day when it wasn’t windy or raining, that’s … Continue reading

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What’s cooking (January to March)

For Christmas I got a small diary which I have been using to record the produce I have grown myself. It’s been both interesting and pleasing to note the results, especially as even at this time of year it has … Continue reading

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Noticing….

Now, I always knew that trees were good for the environment – but I was interested to see the sign above at Leeds City Museum this afternoon. In the city centre, the museums and galleries are free to enter and … Continue reading

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Just five more minutes in paradise

My feet were cold in my wellies, my fingers were cold in my gloves, but….. My life seems to be a series of deadlines. School runs, lessons to get to, and today appointments with the dentist and the hairdresser added … Continue reading

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Dirt under fingernails

I spent quite a bit of time scrambling round with my hands in soil today. First up at the allotment, then in the front garden until it got too dark to do anymore. My original intention had been to dig … Continue reading

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Irises and more

Don’t you just love it when something unexpected and pleasant happens? I’ve mentioned in various posts one of my favourite places for a day out: RHS Harlow Carr in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. It has so much to offer, since it … Continue reading

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Inbetween the ‘April’ showers

Spring seems to have stalled for the time being. I managed to get my washing out and dried before the first of the showers and that was only because of the bracing wind! However, I had jobs to do, not … Continue reading

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