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Six on Saturday; ah Honey Honey

Sugar, ah honey honey You are my candy girl There is a heady fragrance in the garden today, accentuated by the gentle breeze that has taken the edge off the heat. Often the fragrance catches you unawares, and it can … Continue reading

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Good Progress

The Golfer has been able to put a couple of hours into my project yesterday and today, which meant I was able to get a couple of coats of the usual Cuprinol ‘Wild Thyme’ on the left hand structure this … Continue reading

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Mrs McNamara Joins the Race

Although many of the species snowdrops, as mentioned recently, are showing fat white buds tucked between their emerging leaves, ‘Maidwell L’ and the lethargic unknown one were the only ones push pushing a stem upwards and onwards – or so … Continue reading

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Simmering Successes and Furtive Failures

I wouldn’t really describe any of the less successful ventures in the garden as ‘failures’, more a learning experience, so the alliteration was for effect only! Above left are the cyclamen I mentioned a few days ago, and I have … Continue reading

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Home Again, Home Again to Find a Fat Hog

Making a detour for another visit on the way home today meant it was getting dark by the time we got back (unlike the lighter nights at my Mum’s), meaning that taking today’s photographs would be difficult. A very rapid … Continue reading

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