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June Garden Week Two – Peak Poppy #june #garden

The colour is now exploding and while I will show that later, I can no better highlight how things have been moving on than show the changes in the poppy beds since last time. Elsewhere the roses are beginning to … Continue reading

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May, The Garden Grows #garden #dog #May2021

Another month, this one cold with a warm end. The colour we hoped for has been postponed and should make itself apparent in June when we will begin the planting for the wedding. Some of the structure we envisage will … Continue reading

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The Mid-May Garden #garden #2021

The cold start to the year has held everything back. This was the garden in mid May 2020. This was it on the same day this year. At the end of April, whenI last posted about the garden, I worried … 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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A Gardener’s Lot #poem #poetry

The constanza is a poem with a rhyming scheme of ABB, ACC, ADD etc. This poem describes a trial that sums up my world outdoors … If at any point my life seems drab and staleMy head begins to ache, … Continue reading

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Pots and Sots #garden # weddingplanning

I may have mentioned an upcoming family wedding that will be held, hell, high water and covid notwithstanding, in August. The happy couple plans to hold their reception in the garden – yes, it’s that big – but I feel … Continue reading

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Lawn magic

Whatever the gardening royalty say about a lawn being herbaceous abuse, I’m still rather wedded to my sward. This year, with a wedding to be set on it, I’d rather like it to be the best it can be. With … 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 Garden In March #garden #spring # dog

The year started dry and mild and chilled noticeably. We’re told an artic dome is expected this weekend, which sounds a tad brisk for my liking. It does mean that the early signs of seasonal spring have been held back … Continue reading

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That February Garden #february #garden

February can be a rather meah month for the garden, what with excess rain, some snow and mud… oh yes, mud. It can be a month for some structural work and there are always shoots of hope peeking through. And … Continue reading

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