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Six on Saturday – The vagaries of mail order and spring weather

27/04/2019 Wooh, one day shorts, the next duffle coats! And this wind today looks to be pretty much the end for all that lovely snowy blossom bedecking the apple, pear and cherry trees in the garden. Plants are certainly having … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Good Bones

 

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Wordless Wednesday: Goji berries … January and still producing fruit

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Six-On-Saturday: Storing up treasures

13-10-2018 Today’s morning dogwalk encompassed sunshine, blustery winds, fallen trees, a couple of rain showers and a lovely double rainbow. Straddling the seasons as it were. It was also very warm, 26.5 deg C by lunchtime if my car is … Continue reading

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Mushy medlars make marvellous marmalade

A dreadful title I know, but once there were three words beginning with the letter ‘m’, I just couldn’t stop myself. In fact I’ve made jelly, not marmalade, from some medlars that I gathered last month. The reason that I … Continue reading

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Wildlife Wednesday – And then there were none

I am talking about holly berries here. Two weeks ago I had a hedge full of shiny red berries, but now it is completely green, denuded of its fruit. At some point last week I noticed movement amongst the branches … Continue reading

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Curiosity killed the cat, satisfaction … was not so tasty

I can’t remember how I came to have passion flower seeds (Passiflora caerulea) to sow, but inevitably I sowed them and a great many germinated. So then I had to decide what to do with them. I thought that a … Continue reading

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