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An unusual houseplant

This morning, upon opening the front curtains, I was greeted by yellow flowers. This wasn’t totally surprising, as the plant had been in bud, but usually the squash are nursed in the shed rather than adorning a windowsill. The surprise … Continue reading

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What’s that white stuff?

This morning, when I pulled back the curtains, I was rather surprised by the above scene. We have had hail and sleet this week, with unpleasantly low temperatures, so perhaps I shouldn’t be surprised. However, it is May on Sunday…. … Continue reading

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Hardening off

In 2011, I tried my hand at growing cauliflowers from seed for the first time. I had bought plugs the previous year and they had done well, inspire of the snow that winter. So, I was curious to see how … Continue reading

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