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Little Effort

When talking about the compost heap yesterday, I omitted to say that the only effort involved was the actual emptying of the heap – no turning, watering, or adding activators for me. There are two bins of similar size, purpose … Continue reading

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Will the Plum Tree Bite Too?

I sometimes have to be careful what I say, as no sooner have I said “I was wondering….” or ” I was thinking….” then the Golfer will be onto it, such is his desire to please. For the last few … Continue reading

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Do-Gooding Thug

After a couple of people mentioned that our garden looked rather tidy from photographs posted recently, but feeling myself that it didn’t, I tried looking at it objectively. OK, the wind has finally removed remaining leaves and deposited them in … Continue reading

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Where there’s muck…..

…… there’s another job waiting to be done. Despite my desire to get the bulbs planted, my first priority this afternoon was to clean the chucks out and then attend to the compost heap. Not only was the current heap … Continue reading

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Heap Big Trouble

It must be about 8 years since I decided to¬†abandon the 4 big plastic compost bins we had, which had no means of being emptied other than lifting the whole thing off the compost, and build a new compost area. … Continue reading

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