Monthly Archives: October 2021

Round the garden in 80 days #21

As we move into the second quarter of my 80 days around the garden series, we have another episode on clearing unwanted undergrowth. This patch at the back by the Reinette OrlĂ©ans looks worse than it actually turned out to … Continue reading

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Round the garden in 80 days #20

When picked up my veg from the local organic farm earlier today, there was a box of horseradish from which we were invited to help ourselves. So, now I am on the hunt for recipes. My trusted book of preserves … Continue reading

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Round the garden in 80 days #19

Well, once again, I failed to do any work in the garden. In fact, the closest I got was taking rubbish out to the recycling bin. However, there is a small tale to tell about the flower which features in … Continue reading

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Round the garden in 80 days #18

Sadly, but as I’d half expected, I couldn’t squeeze in any work in the garden today. I did, however, have enough time for a walk round in order to take a couple of shots of the flowers which have recently … Continue reading

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Round the garden in 80 days #17

Today, I was absorbed in my work and realised almost too late that I needed to get into the garden before the light faded. The main job on the list was to start clearing the area where the new raised … Continue reading

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Round the garden in 80 days #16

At last, autumn work of substance is under way in the garden! Before we went out yesterday, I took the plunge and removed the French beans that had been growing in a spot by the pond. Perhaps the snails had … Continue reading

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Round the garden in 80 days #15

I’m baffled by the lack of autumnal colour. Surely, more leaves should be turning something other than green by now? At home, the only tree that seems to have registered it is autumn is the dogwood. The wind has blown … Continue reading

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Around the garden in 80 days #14

Out of total curiosity, I had a look at the one squash which survived the summer. It too is dying, as we head deeper into autumn, but I noticed an anomalie. As it was attached to the vine, I can … Continue reading

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Round the garden in 80 days #13

The remains of a lavender bush had been sitting in my shed for a couple of months or so. I knew what was going to happen to them but needed to find an opportunity to get it to a friend … Continue reading

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Around the garden in 80 days #12

It’s been a beautifully sunny day here – I hope you’ve been blessed with sunshine, too. Unfortunately, I’ve been stuck at a computer all day, although I did manage to get out before it got too dark to turn the … Continue reading

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