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Raindrops on roses

And on day lilies, salvia, hypericum berries… This morning I finished the tasks from yesterday that got put off because of the rain – mainly planting the aquilegia and geum, but there was a little bit of deadheading I missed … Continue reading

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Rain stopped play

Not that I’m complaining about the rain – we needed it! But after the overnight downpours I had hoped to have enough time to achieve a few things in the garden, especially as I was tempted by reduced plants at … Continue reading

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Sunshine at last

The weather has improved drastically in the last few days, so despite having other things to do this morning, we took the chance to go out and see how the garden has been doing. The news is mixed, but then … Continue reading

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A slight photography fail

We haven’t done much in the garden for weeks. This is not because there’s nothing to do – it’s because J has a repetitive strain injury in his arm which is also causing back pain, so until he feels up … Continue reading

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Flowers in the rain

Well, not actually in the rain – it’s actually brightening up here, we have the first sunshine for a few days just struggling through the clouds. After a couple of hot, sunny weeks we get a few days of rain … Continue reading

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Good job we’ve got a hosepipe ban

The ban came in a few weeks ago, and it has barely stopped raining since. I know, I know – spring and summer rain doesn’t fill reservoirs up the way winter rain does, it’s the lack of winter rain that’s … Continue reading

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