Monthly Archives: April 2022

Round the garden in 80 days #68

The last post I wrote on the garden featured snow. The weather couldn’t be more different now with bright sunshine and temperatures edging towards 20. We are also onto the next phase of spring flowers. The glory of the snow … Continue reading

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Medieval frescoes

In a departure from musings about the environment and garden observations, today I’m going to show you the inside of Pickering Church. One of the Palm Sunday archers with Towton Battlefield Society had told me about medieval frescoes at St … Continue reading

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Collars instead of fences

I received an interesting email from Yorkshire Wildlife Trust about using collars to keep cattle where they are wanted. These collars would replace electric fences. I don’t know anything about this subject to say more but I can see the … Continue reading

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Round the garden in 80 days #67

I am probably a bit late to the show here but yes! it did snow here on the last day of March. All told, this winter we’ve had much more frost than has been usual in the past few years … Continue reading

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