Category Archives: dogs

Two More Weeks, 15th August 2021 #garden #wedding

Yep, 14 days to go as of yesterday. So we can’t do much more in the garden than pull up the occasional persistent weed, send the resilient snails and slugs ‘on holiday’ viz tossed over the fence and hope a … Continue reading

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Hostas To Fortune

A regular blogging friend, Sarah revealed her love of the structurally indomitable plant, the not so humble hosta. That led to me mentioning it was one of the plant types my mother loved and that I had inherited several when … Continue reading

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July Garden, After The Party #garden #july

No, not THE PARTY. That’s in August. The hen, which I mentioned yesterday. Things are coming on. The lawn should now be in pretty good fettle for the event. The new bedding planting is growing so we’re hopeful for colour. … Continue reading

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A Mixed Bag: July 7th Garden

The last week has seen more planting for the wedding, more growth, more rain and a fair bit of sunshine. Temperatures remain in the low 20s for the most part but we are promised a cone of warmer air coming … Continue reading

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April Garden; Split Seasons

April showers? Yeah right. We need rain. I’ve resorted to sprinkling the lawn already, though the Textiliste has given it a provisional green light, what with the nuptials later this year. So I’m not having to sneak out undercover of … Continue reading

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Lions And Lambs – The March Garden #garden #dog

March comes in like a lion and goes out like a light or a lemming, or some such… We certainly had our share of weather which held things back. No bad thing. I cleared out the round bed where Vicky, … Continue reading

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The February Garden – A Bit Of Winter #garden #dog

We have had some proper winter here, at last with a smattering of snow and some frost, to add to the usual deluges. The colour has been green and brown with the odd pink hellebore and yellow crocus and witch … Continue reading

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Another Year, Same Garden: January 2021 #garden #january2021

It’s been cold, wet, frosty, snowy, sunny and all shades in between. What it hasn’t been is warm. Definitely no global warming and yet we are seeing plants that, by rights should be dead, dormant or craving some sort of … Continue reading

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The Twelve Dog Days Of Christmas #dog #christmas

A little something Dog penned for Sue Vincent’s delightful pup, Ani’s, Advent calendar, in case you missed On the first day of Christmas, my two legges gave to me, My favourite walkies! * On the second day of Christmas, my … Continue reading

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The Garden: October, Let Me Count The Ways (Plus Bonus Dog Piccies) #garden #october #update

I know, I know but I couldn’t resist this. The lawn is on an uptick. Sure there’s winter looming, alongside another lockdown which will mean perfect weather and lots of gardening, because that’s what nature does when those capricious gods … Continue reading

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