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Six on Saturday – Snippets and seeds

It’s been a mad week: A wedding coming up this weekend, so clothes etc. to sort out, family to gather up from universities, food to prepare for an autumn feast at work, plus a special birthday to attend. On Monday … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Alternative stories

Sometimes it is hard to choose which photo should be posted on Wednesday each week. Here is a small selection of unseen, alternative monthly stories for 2017 Wordless Wednesday posts:  

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Wordless Wednesday – Success! Let there be many baby Titans

Time to sow the seeds of success!

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Presents, seeds and cons? The adventure begins …

Yesterday’s post saw the final packet of seeds bought by my son as a birthday present for me pop through the letterbox. Since he knows that I like to try new plants every year, he went online and chose a … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Empty Nest Syndrome

(Sorry. I’m on week 2 of adjusting. Lots of odd jobs are getting done.)

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Wordless Wednesday – Blowing in the wind

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The satisfaction of winnowing the seed from the chaff

Winnowing : – To free seed of chaff by fanning with wind or a forced current of air. I like the thought that I’ve been winnowing. It feels a very earthy and ancient activity and as a bonus I am … Continue reading

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Oh dear – too long in the airing cupboard!

The situation was not helped by tying the bag handles together at the top. With rotting at the tip (caused by damp at the point of contact with the bag), I lost 4 out of 9 seedlings. Sad face. That … Continue reading

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I can pompom ….

The tropical section of the greenhouse at Cambridge Botanical gardens contains many wonders, including a phenomenal example of the Jade vine (end of March), but packing a punch at this time of year (early March), due to its brilliant colour, … Continue reading

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Hankering after Sanguisorbas

Apparently, Sanguisorbas are the height of fashion now, so I am on trend, hurray! I’ve tried growing them from seed a couple of times over the years from packets received from the RHS members seedlist, but for whatever reason I’ve … Continue reading

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