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Unexpected onions

Yesterday, when I arrived at work, there was a big bag of onion sets in the staff room. ‘Please take them!’ one of my colleagues had written; her allotment association had ordered too many. Goodness knows how many they’d ordered … Continue reading

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Is it Friday?

What with the half term school holidays and the days getting shorter, I haven’t been doing a lot in the garden this week. Or more accurately, anything. That is not to say there has been no activity.  I’m so pleased … Continue reading

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Onions instead of docks

My phone’s spell check wanted ‘socks’ instead of ‘docks’ but socks only go in the compost bin, not directly in the garden. The latest sock had to come back out again as it turned out to be more manmade material … Continue reading

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Peeping through

A short while ago, there was a rainbow to the south-west of the house. Yes, it’s drizzling and sunny at the same time. And windy, so doing my Friday morning inspection of the gardens has been quite exhilarating, one way … Continue reading

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Along the wall

I couldn’t believe it! I was home before it got dark this evening, or properly dark at any rate. I also had an idea. I had six onion sets left from the packet I bought at the start of the … Continue reading

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Covering up

At last, we seem to be having some winter weather. The sun is out and it’s frosty.    You probably can’t see any evidence of frost in the above photo but the ground is actually an itsy-bitsy bit hard. Hard … Continue reading

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