Category Archives: gardening

The Garden Thing – Halfway To That Bloody Beatles Song… #garden #november #2020

Autumn and its less than welcome cousin, so far as the gardener in me goes, winter are coming to stay and the signs are all there. It does allow for jobs to be undertaken, of course, which is a plus. … 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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The Garden – Mid October Update #garden #october

London has a pretty heavy amount of rain which makes up for some dry spells in the summer months – who knew, we can do sunshine in England. Surely it rains all the time? Okay, I know you’re all anxious … Continue reading

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The Garden, September 2020, The Round Up

Been a bit of a mixed month. Lots of work, lots of colour, a fair bit of veg and sod all apples. Okay, and Dog at the end… yes, scroll on down if you must… Sept 1-10 Sept 11-20 Sept … Continue reading

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The Garden: Autumn Works, Part 3 #garden

for anyone who is tangentially interested in the progress of the garden works, but has really just clicked for a few piccies of Dog, scroll to the end. If you must… This feels like a combination of the Ardennes, the … Continue reading

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Fruit Conspiracy

I’m a man of routine, these Rona Virus days. Up, pee, make tea for the Textiliste, feed Dog, put porridge on to soak, make Vicky’s breakfast, feed cats and take Vicky her plate of chopped tortoise stuff… Our apple tree … Continue reading

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The Garden – Autumn Works, Part 2 #garden

Part of the garden plans involve changing two beds. The first has, this year, been supplying us with veg as well as full of sunflowers. In an effort to lower the maintenance we decided a while ago to make this … Continue reading

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Garden Works – Update

The works I foreshadowed the other day began in earnest on Friday. First up we cleaned out 90% of the long bed that will became the new terracing for the wedding. The builders will start on it soon – they … Continue reading

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The Garden – Mid September 2020

We’ve had rain and some hot days, and now it’s set fair to be a balmy few days. Mid 20s and the odd shower. I’m glad because this autumn is programme to be some hard work. Looking ahead, I have … Continue reading

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The Garden – August 2020

We’ve had sun and rain, 30C and 13C temperatures and a dialogue around my least favourite part of the garden, the upper lawn. As regular readers will now, this piece of moth eaten grazing has been a bugbear over the … Continue reading

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