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Cordon bleu

We have been lucky today. The rain has been light and intermittent. The wind only started to get up once we were heading home. Neither stopped me pondering over the front garden as I unloaded the car. I had noticed … Continue reading

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Tidying up

Last Sunday, I was determined to continue the good work I had started earlier in the weekend. Repotting was a priority: the palm my dad had given me last summer was breaking the pot it had been housed in. So, … 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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Birds

Yesterday, I visited a bird sanctuary (Fairburn Ings) and it was great to have a walk in the countryside. In terms of bird watching experience, however, looking out of the window in my diningroom gives me far greater joy. Wherever … Continue reading

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Digging

Hurray! I managed to get out this evening between the showers and dig up a load more dandelions – and the ubquitous roots. In fact, underneath the carpet over my lawn there were purely roots and yet more roots. I … Continue reading

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The beige carpet

Thank goodness for rain!   Not only do my plants need it but so do I….. The lawn was full of moss and dandelions when I bought my house two and a half years ago and now I am half … Continue reading

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