Category Archives: projects

One Stone

Yesterday took us on a small trip which, like most of our trips, served more than one purpose, thus ‘killing two birds with one stone’; thinking about the idiom and not wishing to sound unkind to our feathered friends, I … Continue reading

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Derbyshire Diversions

We enjoyed a couple of days in Derbyshire recently, postponed from June when it was originally going to be tagged onto our visit to the Chatsworth Flower Show. Not surprisingly, as well as admiring floral displays at Haddon Hall (above … Continue reading

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Tweaking

Now that our garden openings are done and dusted for this year it not surprising, for those that know me that is, that instead of resting and relaxing my thoughts have already turned to improvements that could be made – … Continue reading

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All Work and No Play

It would be easy to stay largely at home and keep on tweaking the garden in preparation for the approaching open days, but that could make the Golfer and me a pair of dullards – so on Monday we swapped … Continue reading

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The Golfer Does it Again

You will have realised by now that it is very useful to have a Golfer around the place and we certainly make a good team – I just need to have an idea, decide on a rough design and the … Continue reading

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Alternative Tuesday View

Some fellow garden bloggers choose to post a the view from one point in their garden every week on a Tuesday, not a meme I usually participate in and I would certainly not be posting a picture from this spot … Continue reading

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Gatherings of Gardeners

Kate of Barn House Garden talked recently about receiving the promotional material required for opening her garden under the rebranded National Garden Scheme; on Sunday, The Golfer and I attended the Staffordshire, Birmingham and West Midlands ‘county’ lunch (although technically … Continue reading

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