Category Archives: autumn

Six on Saturday … don’t amount to a (small) hill of beans

06-10-2018 Lovely, it’s raining hard. I’m grateful, I really am, but I can’t help wishing it would do it at night … when I am not walking the dog or wanting to dig up some ground elder. Easier to justify … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Stained glass shards

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Wordless Wednesday – Beauty on the inside

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Wordless Wednesday – The beauty of oak stumps and sunshine

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October Wildlife Report: A 5-minute spa line-up

When we added the bubbling rock fountain to our pebbled ‘beach’ area in the garden a couple of years ago, we had no idea how attractive it would be to the bird population as a bathing and drinking locale. In … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Vignettes from Cambridge Botanics – 25/10/2017

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October’s crescendo of plants

There are some big plant families that flower late in the year and completely change the feel of the garden in October, for instance: chrysanthemums, nerines, rudbeckia and asters. I’ve already featured some of these in recent posts, so although … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Wimpole Pumpkins

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Wordless Wednesday – Lady in Black

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Wordless Wednesday – Dissolution of the shaggy ink caps

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