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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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The Garden: A Twelve Month Reprise

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Frost – At Last

We need a shock to quiet the garden, so it can replenish ahead of next year. Today was the first of several below freezing nights and frosty mornings. Mind you neither of the pets were keen now we have a … Continue reading

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Let’s See: That Garden… November 2022

It’s been a riot Of colour. Lots of rain but no really cold nights. And we keep on mowing the lawn. And Dog…

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October Garden

There is a ridiculous amount of colour here, given both the brutal summer and its the end of October. I don’t have the words so I’ll let the images speak for themselves . To begin though here’s the lawn after … Continue reading

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Week Thirty-Eight: 2022

Well, that was a rollercoaster of a week. It ended with me coughing like a fifty a day trooper, diagnosed as a chest infection and told by the GP to take it easy, not something I’m especially good at. The … Continue reading

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Week Thirty-Six: 2022 – Just One Last Thing

This week has been about the Quilt show, one way or another, so I thought I’d finish with this. It’s a twelve foot square panel that had to be laid on the lawn and was tricky to photograph. Can you … Continue reading

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The First Half Of September Or A September Of Two Halves #garden

We started in drought and have moved into soggy saturation. Almost. Dust bowls have gone, replaced by forests of grass and a revived set of sunflowers, straw flowers and, well, pretty much every flower. There’s been a fair bit of … Continue reading

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Ah August: The End Of Dust? That Garden Thing

I’m not really sure about the garden, you know. We’ve thrown a lot of dishwater around, captured the one heavy downpour in seven dustbins and are now under the restrictions imposed by a hosepipe ban. But to keep up the … Continue reading

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