Category Archives: greenhouse

Six on Saturday: Blossom and Bees

We are enjoying an unusually hot Easter weekend in the UK, but we are not the only ones to enjoy it – apple blossom of all sorts is revelling in the sunshine too, with crab apple ‘Royalty’ above, crab apple … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday : Shade

I have had two or three relatively (and it’s all relative) ’empty’ days this week which promised hours of time to get lots of gardening tasks completed; sadly it didn’t quite work out like that but at least today saw … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Chinese Lanterns or Tropical Fish?

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Wordless Wednesday: Sweet Grapes

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In a Vase on Monday: Not Early But Still Cheery

The advantage of growing bulbs in the Coop, the lean-to greenhouse attached to the house and kept frost free over winter is that flowers last for weeks, much longer than they would do if they were kept in a warm … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

I have not participated in Jon The Propagator’s Six on Saturday meme before, but seem to be especially time poor at the moment and the format seemed a good way of keeping the momentum going when I don’t have time … Continue reading

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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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