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Chicken Licken’s Worst Nightmare

Following last year’s abortive plan (abandoned due to localised flooding) to get to an open day at a local woodland we finally made it there today and have promised ourselves more frequent visits next year and earlier in the season … Continue reading

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Rescue Remedy

Three plants (Primula denticulata) for £3.00 – buy them, go back the next day and buy six more. Simple! All are good sized plants, a little clump in themselves, and although some of the drumsticks are over or broken there are … Continue reading

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The Long Brown Path Before Me

Like the rest of the garden the woodland is showing increasing evidence of the joys of spring, with primroses in flower and clumps of bluebell and wild garlic building up strength for flowering later. The ferns on the whole retain … Continue reading

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Nobbut a Drop*

* Nothing but a Drop, aka We’ve-had-More-Rain-and-the-Flooding-is-Worse-but-Patient-Gardener-has-Beaten-me-to-my-Original-Post-Title I had anticipated posting pictures of a local woodland today, in what would have been our belatedly first visit to an 11 acre local woodland, bought 5 years ago by a local couple. I remember … Continue reading

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