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Deadheading for Dad

Yesterday, my daughter and I helped my dad out round the garden by deadheading the daffodils and other spring flowers past their best. I’d never thought to deadhead daffodils and some of mine are doing decidedly badly, so I think … Continue reading

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Butterflies

This morning I noticed a butterfly on our blackberries (brambles). Having only seen cabbage whites in recent years I was pleased and intrigued to come across this pretty brown butterfly, so I called my daughter out to have a look, … Continue reading

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