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And still they come

The sycamore seedlings, that is. I am still pulling the wretched things up – not to mention finding quite a few that my earlier efforts missed, now getting rather substantial and sprouting several pairs of leaves. The warmer weather also … Continue reading

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It’s all happening here

It’s been one of those weeks, you know the ones. You look away from something for a few minutes and when you look back it’s changed completely. At some point between Thursday evening and yesterday afternoon the witch hazel acquired … Continue reading

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A few quick flower pictures

We spent this morning in the garden, just tidying up a bit – I did some weeding at the front, while J cut the grass and repainted the patio furniture. All in all it’s not looking too bad, and I … Continue reading

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It’s all happening here

Remarkably, as we have done relatively little so far, it’s not looking too bad. Yes, there’s some weeding and the wallflowers will have to go soon, but on the whole I’m pleased. The front garden: The wallflowers have been amazing, … Continue reading

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Splashes of colour

It’s all starting to feel like a proper garden. Things are growing, things are flowering – sometimes even the same things! Admittedly some of the things that are growing are weeds, but that will be a war of attrition, and … Continue reading

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The flowering, and the soon-to-flower

The combination of all the rain in April and a couple of weeks of hot sunny weather has brought everything in the garden along considerably. We sat outside with a cup of coffee this morning, for the first time this … Continue reading

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