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This year’s unproductive patch

I’m going to be doing a lot of moving backwards and forwards over the next few months in order to wiggle everything into the garden. So, this evening I made space for the stones and other paraphernalia on my patio … Continue reading

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The snail is oblivious

Today, I had new windows fitted, so hopefully the house will be warmer in winter and simultaneously the heating bills will go down. In the meantime, whilst the work was going on inside the house I busied myself with some … Continue reading

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Making space

Originally, I’d intended to have a rather large rocket bush out the ground in time for tomato planting. But then the ground became far too dry and hard and I decided not to bother. In spite of being repeatedly cut … Continue reading

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The pros and cons of rocket

In 2014, I dug up the two rocket bushes in the back garden as I wanted the space for other things. It was a sad moment but, in truth, I needn’t have fretted because it found its way back onto … Continue reading

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Kale uncovered 

How easy do you find it to bin seedlings? It’s certainly not something I do willingly and it’s a shame when there’s no one else interested. So, the alternative course is to find a space, somehow, anyhow, for them to … Continue reading

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Tomato bed finished

This summer, I’ve had trouble getting my tomato plants out. First, there was no room and then it was too dry. Aka the ground was too hard to get a spade in to make the requisite hole. I wouldn’t say … Continue reading

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Marco Polo and other matters

Actually, this post has nothing to do with Marco Polo but has a lot to do with a supposedly good storer by the name of Marco.    It took me quite a long time to locate the rest of the … Continue reading

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