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Wordless Wednesday: Spring has Sprung (or has it?)

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Garden Bloggers Blooms Day: Woodland Borders Rule OK

I feel quite self-indulgent posting these pictures today, highlighting what is flowering in my garden as part of Garden Bloggers Blooms Day, a meme hosted by Carol at May Dreams. My blooms are exclusively contained in the woodland or woodland … Continue reading

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The Promised Land

After a bitterly cold night the day soon warmed up and the 5 or 6°C felt much warmer than it actually was because of the contrast with the last few days. It was warm enough for the snowdrops to flash … Continue reading

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With Constant Drinking Fresh and Fair

Having been warned by angiesgardendiaries of her experience of using Cuprinol Garden Shades on a damp day, I resolved to wait till the weather picked up again before I continued on the lychgate; surprisingly, it was dry and almost sunny this afternoon … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Head to Head

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Gotcha!

I stop and inspect the Lonicera Fragrantissima that is growing between the lychgate and the shed every time I ramble through the garden at this time of year. This is a shrubby honeysuckle that doesn’t climb, and has the most … Continue reading

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True Grit

I managed to buy some ‘horticultural grit’ from another nearby garden centre yesterday, so was able to fill the gravel trays in the greenhouse – shown here with some overwintering penstemon (bargain plugs from Hayloft). The trays have been in … Continue reading

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Head Space

When I strolled round the garden this morning I wondered at what point in my last job I stopped finding time to have that walk before I went out. It sounds ridiculous, when it’s only a few minutes or perhaps … Continue reading

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