Tag Archives: dog

Garden Mid May 2023 #garden

It’s very green but we’re still lacking the depths of colour. Still there’s time… I’ll just gallery the pictures for you to scroll through And there’s Dog and the Cat Guest And the last images of Vicky, who is now … Continue reading

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April Ends Growing Begins

What’s the second half of April given us in the garden. Lawn works, vegetables, pallet adaption and lots of colour… And of course there’s Dog…

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Mid April Garden

No words, just pictures… From on high Floribunda Pets and things

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The Half-March Garden

Having spent a week on the ski slopes, the garden has mostly been looking after itself. Despite the continuing bursts of cold weather, the grass is growing; a trim will be called for soon. The magnolia is leading the way … Continue reading

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Metrological Spring, Or The End Of February #garden

The garden is slowly shedding its drab winter colours. Progress on the works at the end of the garden is being made – new gravel has been laid across some parts and some false sleepers ordered as stepping stones before … Continue reading

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It was probably 1961. It was cold and if not Christmas Eve then very close. Back then, the attitude towards dogs, at least in our part of north Surrey, perched on the edge of the North Downs’ escarpment was lax … Continue reading

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Impressionism (with flowers): By Van G(e)off

Southwold and Dunwich, Suffolk, February 2023

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The January Garden: A Wrap

It’s over. January, that is. We’ve had a bit of rain at the start, a lot of frost in the middle and the early stirrings of a mild and mildewy end. The lawn had an early mow, went to sleep … Continue reading

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Garden: January So Far

We’ve had sun, frost and rain but no snow. The temperature has touched the high teens and plumbed the below zeros. There’s a lot of green and brown, and white but little colour yet. The lawn has had a last … Continue reading

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Week Forty-Five: 2022

I realise I must have missed a few weeks as there aren’t seven weeks left in the year. I wonder what I did with them? This week we had a trip to the British Museum to see the Hieroglyph exhibition … Continue reading

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