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Russian roulette for [by] gardeners – an update

Back in May I wrote how the ink lettering on the labels in the dahlias I’d planted had vanished, soaked away into the cheap coffee stirrers I’d used as markers.  As a result I had to employ a bit of … Continue reading

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Russian roulette – for [by] gardeners!

When I started writing this blog I stated that my aim was to share not only my successes, but my failures. So here’s a lesson from me to you. Do not use the cheap wooden coffee stirrers, such as are … Continue reading

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The healing power of the garden

I’ve had one of those weeks; feeling totally frazzled and strung out with work and so tired.  So today I left the office early.  And spent some time weeding in my garden and now feel so much better.  I think … Continue reading

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Long weekend ahead…

It’s Thursday evening, it is damp and chilly, the clouds are so low I can’t see the top of the hill.  I’m telling myself we still need the rain; we do, and that it is good for the garden; it … Continue reading

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Coming home

I spent a few days away from the garden last week and it is always good coming home to see how the plants are developing.  Because of the very warm weather and sunshine there is much to see – and … Continue reading

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