Tag Archives: couch grass

Dandelions vs couch grass

I thought I’d taken a photo of the pesky couch grass that’s been inhabiting the corner by the patio/pond but it seems not to be in the album. Anyway, I’m sure you know what it looks like as well as … Continue reading

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Couch grass

We seem to have had a reprieve from the most recent bout of rainy weather, so I decided it was time to get the spade out and make more space in the garden by getting rid of various unwanted vegetation. … Continue reading

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The never-ending dig

This morning, I took part in an experiment to help a PhD student with her research. I don’t of course know what she is looking for, except that it is something to do with physical activity. Thus, I am now … Continue reading

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Blame it on the couch grass!

Whilst out in the garden this evening, I decided to start digging part of the ground where the lawn used to be – in readiness for the tomatoes to go in sometime next month. In the process, I noticed couch … Continue reading

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Après le déluge!

The water on top of the soil has gone, the sky is blue (though there are some ominous black clouds up there, too) and the sun is mostly shining and quite hot, though now in the late afternoon a slight … Continue reading

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After a few days….

Apparently, my local reservoirs are now 98% full, if not overflowing, after all the recent rainfall, which is not only good news but makes up for the difficulty in being productive in the garden over the last few days. Some … Continue reading

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