Tag Archives: Gardening

Wordless Wednesday: The Slow Sloe Gin Preparation

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In a Vase on Monday: Flurries of White

We spent Easter Sunday in the garden, including a picnic by the pond, in glorious sunshine with greengage and damson blossom bursting around our heads. Wonderful! In the gentle breeze an odd petal or two drifted down on to the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – The sunshine before potatoes

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Six on Saturday – Not standing still

27/03/2021 Growth in the garden is moving up a notch. The grass needs another trim, which makes it a nearly weekly task again 😦 . Leaves are bursting their buds and the world is turning green. It’s my favourite time … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – All things being equal!

Well, it is the Vernal Equinox today. Day and night are the same length … and so we can look forward to increasingly lovely, long days and outside living. I’ve been clearing up the patio in preparation. Moving bird feeders … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Tossed Tresses and Twisted Trunks

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Wordless Wednesday – Soft enough to line a nest

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Six on Saturday – A spring in my step

27/02/2021 So the greenhouse windows opened automatically this week for the first time this year (that I’ve noticed) and Steve cut the grass for the first time in roughly four months! In fact, my title was almost ‘The first cut … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – “Mandrake, or Mandragora, is a powerful restorative.” … “Excellent. Ten points to Gryffindor.” *

* From Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (by J K Rowling)

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In a Vase on Monday – Woven

Well, today the garden has been a no-go area, what with all the snow, sleet and ice. And let’s not forget the bitter arctic wind! In fact I discovered last night that there is something about the design of our … Continue reading

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