Monthly Archives: February 2015

Giddy

After school today, my daughter wanted to go to the library to do some online homework, which meant I could use the library computers, too. Their firewall won’t let me use wordpress – goodness knows what it finds outside their … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday (Crocuses in Hyde Park, Leeds)



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Daffodils in the morning

Last weekend, my dad gave me some miniature daffodils. And hurray, they are blooming and adding some cheer to the front windowsill. These will later go in the garden to join their cousins out there. Not a great deal of … Continue reading

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February sproutings

Whenever I go away I am exciting about coming home to see what has changed horticulture-wise upon my return. I was therefore no less excited today after a couple of days at my parents’. And the cress below is the … Continue reading

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The humble watering can

I bought this watering can for my daughter when she was a toddler and, even though it is still technically hers, it has helped me water many a plant in the house. However, in winter I feel as though I … Continue reading

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Compost in the potting area

Oh, the thrill! When was the last time I sat on the patio and sowed seeds? Rhetorical question – I can’t remember and the point is that 2015 in the garden, or rather on the windowsills, is starting to happen … Continue reading

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Aerial view of the garden Feb 2015

Last time I took an aerial shot of the back garden it was in the summer and so there was a lot of greenery. Not so now, on this frosty, albeit sunny, morning as we head towards spring. My hope … Continue reading

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