Category Archives: Gardens

Snowdrops and Carrots

Realising after our Ireland visit year just how little we had used the campervan as a campervan last year, we decided to aim for at least a one night away most months. Over the winter that just didn’t happen, not … Continue reading

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Like Buses

I was just thinking yesterday that as yet there had been no requests for group visits to the garden when all of a sudden two, like buses, came along at the same time: one was from a local WI group, … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Hocus Crocus

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In a Vase on Monday: Alternative

Some of you might remember this slim rectangular vase and the wild plum twigs from last week , but instead of red roses we have a red Hippeastrum. The alternative contents are, I suppose, a form of humble apology to … Continue reading

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Glorious February Days

We have had some gloriously sunny days recently, with temperatures up to 14°C, a definite awareness of warmth from the sun, greenhouse vents opening and the sound of bees enjoying the benefits offered by these almost unseasonal days. On days … Continue reading

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Holy Moses, Lots of Roses!

At the end of June last year I sat on a chair near this bench (please excuse the tools and netting in the photo – evidence of reconstruction of the fruit cage is distributed throughout the garden!), talking to visitors … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Just a Little Bit More Sun Will Do It

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