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Living in the damp middle of nowhere

Wordless Wednesday – Sadie and the Quarry in Summer

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Wet feet in search of wild orchids

It didn’t start out as a quest for orchids. First off, it was just a regular dog walk on Corfe Common in Dorset, enjoying the views: And the meadow flowers, like this patch of knapweed shining in the sunshine: But … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – A trumpet worth blowing!

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Six on Saturday – 17/07/2021

The bit of the lawn that still gets mown was cut bright and early this morning, before the temperatures started to get a bit melty. This provided a lovely velvet surface for our apples fall on to. In fact I’ve … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – The transformative power of nettles!

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Poppy ‘Amazing Grey’

I’m sure you all know how it is when you’ve been away for a few days and, as you approach home, suddenly become desperate to see how the garden has got on without you (usually fine, of course!). Well, yesterday … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Wildflowers at Corfe Castle

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Wordless Wednesday – Cornflower blue

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Six on Saturday – Whispering grass … and a challenge

26/06/2021 The summer solstice passed with temperatures lower than the winter solstice in some places round here. We had a heavy dew on our lawn, which looked like frost. It felt cold. We measured 5 deg C in the open … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – “Healthy Hay”!

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