Category Archives: garden structure

End of Month View: Green With a Touch of Colour

In this period between spring and summer one could easily be swallowed up by the green leafiness of the garden; green is such a soothing colour and the abundance of greenery must surely provide an environment not only for healing … Continue reading

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Sleeping Infant

I am snatching an indeterminate, but probably short, opportunity to write a post whilst I have a sleeping Grandchild, Thursdays having become a weekly Grannie Duty day since the middle of April. No gardening takes place on a Thursday – … Continue reading

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The Clock is Ticking

I knew the month of May was rushing up pretty quickly, but hadn’t registered the fact that this meant it was less than eight weeks until we opened our garden again for the National Garden Scheme (NGS). Good Grief! That … Continue reading

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Finally, The Project can be revealed – complete apart from a few finishing touches to the greenhouse itself. So, how did it all come about? It started after our garden openings last year when a neighbour asked what changes we … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Amazing Grace

This vase of tulips may not be quite as graceful as I would have liked but as they are the first tulips I have been able to pick this year they are a tribute to the amazing gracefulness of tulips … Continue reading

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End of Month View: Happy Times!

There are many things in the garden that are bringing happiness at the end of March, a greenhouse full of seedlings being one of them. I don’t think my list of sowings (under the Sowings Record tab above) is quite … Continue reading

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Still Clueless? Good

One of our neighbours has just completed extension work on his house and asked us if we wanted any of his leftover bricks; he now knows to give us first refusal on any excess building material because invariably we will … Continue reading

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