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Lavender or mystery friend?

What with plants popping up left, right and centre in pots around the house – without being knowingly sown – I’m trying hard not to be too excited about these seedlings:    However, there are two and they are in … Continue reading

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I thought they were peppers

Earlier in the year, I started off a number of different vegetables. Some labelled rather haphazardly but I worked out in the end what I was growing, I thought. So, to my delight there seemed to be a large number … Continue reading

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In the greenhouse borders

From not having a greenhouse (functioning) to having a greenhouse that is almost full has happened very quickly.  Outside it is cold (for June) and very dry, made worse by bouts of wind (you can read that any way you … Continue reading

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Resurrecting the greenhouse

Earlier in the year I bought a plastic greenhouse. I had coveted such an item for a while and so was really excited when it went up. Then in March, soon after I put it up, we had terrible winds … Continue reading

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And I missed Woman’s Hour!

My normal Friday routine is to slob around until Woman’s Hour on BBC Radio 4. But today the sun inspired me to go straight into the garden and sort out the cucumber seedlings, which seem too robust to be called … Continue reading

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Last Sunday in September

The swimming baths were a bit chilly this morning, so I was pleasantly surprised when we came out into the afternoon sunshine and 20°C. Everything seems to going well in the garden and it looks like I’m going to need … Continue reading

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The window that works

Every morning, as I open the blinds and curtains I look expectantly at the various seedlings behind them. Yes, they’re fine, yes, they need watering…. Some plants might eventually need repotting, too. I’m particularly keen to see what happens with … Continue reading

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