Category Archives: Gardening

It’s oh so quiet

Actually, it’s oh so hot, and dry. We are desperate for some rain – not downpours as the ground is too baked and it would just run off. We need lighter but prolonged rain. Around town, the grass everywhere is … Continue reading

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Latest harvest

For the last couple of weeks I’ve been picking strawberries, raspberries and lettuce most days. The strawberries are going down well and are delicious, and the raspberries are going in the freezer. Gooseberries are still ripening but looking good. Today’s … Continue reading

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Fruit and flowers

While pottering this morning I spotted some colour combinations that needed to be photographed, and one thing led to another, and I ended up with quite a lot of photos. Not very artistic ones but it gives you a good … Continue reading

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A few more pictures at Mum’s

Our garden this week has been in a bit of a holding pattern, just regular watering and keeping an eye on things, though we have started harvesting strawberries – and they are delicious. Not many, but enough for a little … Continue reading

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A visit to Mum’s

Not just to see the garden, of course, but I took some photos while I was there. It’s all very colourful, and a lot neater than ours! Front: And back: And no visit to Mum’s would be complete without a … Continue reading

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A colourful Sunday morning

After breakfast a quick half hour of dead-heading and chopping back led to an even quicker photo session – it would have been longer but the camera battery was low! I dead-headed the aquilegia, the snow-in-summer and some of the … Continue reading

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A few of my dad’s photos

The slide scanning has continued at a slightly reduced pace this weekend as I had other things to do, but I’ve done a few more yesterday and today. It seems like an opportune moment to post a few of my … Continue reading

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