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Wind damage

There have been worse gales than the one we had on Thursday. In fact, the wind wasn’t that strong really. It was just strong and my garden didn’t like it. I am sure the tomato plants will recover. The flowers … Continue reading

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Caraway and other flowers

I’ve been watching the caraway I sowed last summer as it’s grown from the soil after disappearing over the winter. Now it’s bloomed, so I’m assured in as far as a gardener can be of a crop of seeds this … Continue reading

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First day of the month (and a fantastic homecoming)

This month, I wasn’t at home for the first day of the month, as we had a week away. While the holiday was great (more about that later), it was with a degree of trepidation that I left all my … Continue reading

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First day of September (Garden looking lusher)

In my series of posts looking at the difference a month makes to the garden, I’m pleased that the main section is looking greener again, now that the poppies have all been removed. I actually think poppies have a negative … Continue reading

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The difference a month makes – or not 

Last month, I decided to start a series of posts comparing the garden throughout the year, taking a photo on the first day of the month. This was the garden on 1st July. And here is the garden today, 1st … Continue reading

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More of some and less of another

This evening, as I was turning the compost and moving that which was almost ready to the other bin, I noticed I didn’t have as much to put into the finishing off bin as I used to.  At first, I … Continue reading

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The north-south divide

Before I started the front garden make-over, I had been concerned that nothing would flourish there, since it is on the north side of the house. In truth, it is actually northeast-facing, so in the summer it does get a … Continue reading

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