Tag Archives: yew

A reason to come home early

Normally, after I’ve visited my parents, I like to fit in a cultural visit somewhere en route home. Not today though, as I was on a mission to plant the new trees. I’d underestimated how long it would take me … Continue reading

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Three little trees

I had my two hazel trees and the yew* sent to my parents’, not being sure how big they would be and therefore how inconvenient it might be for my neighbours to accept delivery. In the event, I needn’t have … Continue reading

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For double measure

BBC Gardeners Question Time had the desired effect this afternoon. In spite of cool temperatures (and a smattering of snow on the ground), I got my coat and shoes on for a quick spot of gardening. Nothing too onerous: taking … Continue reading

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