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The first honey bee sighting 

Twenty-one degrees and sunny today. Sadly, very little of that could be enjoyed outside. After work and piano and voting in the local elections, however, the forum for my local community had a special vote for how we want our … Continue reading

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Intrepid spinach

As the unseasonal snow we had last weekend melts, I have noticed small spinach leaves showing through. This was planted last autumn and never came to anything. I’ve never actually had any luck with anything in the baskets (as shown … Continue reading

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Daffodils and snow

I took the above photo earlier this week. The daffodils are out and it is spring. Or is it? This is the photo I took this morning. It is actually not the first time I’ve woken up to snow in … Continue reading

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Spring is in the air

This week, we have had snow. It has been cold and there has been disruption. And then I saw the yellow flowers on my tomato plant. The windowsill is south-facing and there has been a smattering of sun. Nonetheless, I … Continue reading

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Spring is in the air

This week we have had snow. It has been cold and there has been disruption – and here are the most amazing flowers I have ever seen, right on my own windowsill. The windowsill is south-facing and we have had … Continue reading

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Those little jobs

Now that the weather has at last shown signs of a return to spring, the weeds have been multiplying in abundance. Part of today has therefore been spent pulling them up by hand. As ever, the dandelions will require slightly … Continue reading

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