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Garden Update, 27th July – One Month To Go

While detailed discussions continue about a cheese offering, the format for speeches and how to ensure the bridesmaids make it to and from the Church, the Textiliste and I are, once again, obsessing over the garden. Gradually all the planting … 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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Spring Has Sprung

There are many signs of spring that I love. For me it’s not a date in the calendar but a A daffodil A showing from the magnolias But most of all it’s when we see the first sign of March … Continue reading

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The World According To Vicky #poem #tortoise

If you live with a tortoise It’s not likely to improve your poise Or lessen any ambient noise. But equally you’ll never cuss Or jump about or make a fuss Living with a tortuss…

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May Garden: A Half Month Report And An Anniversary #garden #springcolour

Yes, it’s been fab, here in South London. Lockdown means lots more time to improve all aspects. I’ve even had the time to follow a short video on how to make a cold frame from an old pallet – we … Continue reading

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The Re-Cycle Of Life

A couple of years ago, we decided to use up some old bits and bobs to make a bug home in our garden. The first buggery appeared shortly after and now we have four residential bug-blocks and a host of … Continue reading

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