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Another very blustery day in February

I’m already behind on weeding and tidying the beds, last weekend I had had enough of turning earth, and weeding and last minute plant upheavals. All 3 Cornus Midwinter Fire have gone on the move recently having outgrown an allotted … Continue reading

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Going to be busy seed sowing soon

Hardy Plant Society seeds arrived today, I’m most grateful to the people who take the time to gather the seed and those who then facilitate the distribution. It seems that many plant societies and gardening clubs are experiencing dwindling memberships. Our … Continue reading

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Bip bam bop frost

More gardening observations have passed on by as I’ve been too lazy or busy (depending on your perspective), to write anything down over the last few weeks. January brought flooding in the garden and then two nights of -8C (only -8C I hear … Continue reading

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Let’s hear it for the crocus

I can boast two daffodils out in the garden on St David’s Day, but a whole lot of crocus embraced the sun in the spring weather a whopping 11C. A few bees were seen out and about on their travels. The … Continue reading

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No prizes to be won

I wouldn’t do very well in the Cottage Garden Society most plants flowering on Christmas Day competition. My garden appears to be in lockdown and maybe we are colder here than other parts of the West Country as we’re on … Continue reading

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One day it will stop raining?

The stream is up again, the test holes in the lawn we bored a few feet deep are full to the brim with groundwater except the one closest to the house. Snowdrops are flooded out again, but seemingly not so … Continue reading

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