Category Archives: greenhouse

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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Wordless Wednesday: Winter Sunshine in April

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Wordless Wednesday: Frosty Fronds

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The Doghouse and Bolting Horses

Last year I bought a large roll of bubble wrap and hundred or so small bulldog clips with a view to wrapping the greenhouses externally rather than internally, as I found the Alliplug clips I had use to hold the … Continue reading

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Countdown

Thank you for all the kind comments about our acceptance for the National Garden Scheme – even though I knew in my own mind that if not accepted I would be disappointed but would still open informally on a local basis … Continue reading

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Cutting Bed Progress, June 2016

One of the other things giving me pleasure at the weekend was knowing that the cutting beds were almost all planted up, the only gaps now being for zinnias which I had sown later than previous years following advice from … Continue reading

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