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A Festival and Flowers in Their Hair

The plot (I am still developing) is set in the  beautiful, sheltered grounds of my friends’ house nestled amongst trees in the well named Happy Valley. Last weekend, on one of the hottest days of the year, an excellent and … Continue reading

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Catching Up

After filling up the greenhouse, all the windowsills in the house as well as the cold frames in front of it with small plants and emerging seedlings, I went on holiday leaving it all (and the dog) in the care … Continue reading

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Plotting Improvements

Last week managed to wrestle some of the nettles and docks out of the plot and onto the bonfire heap along with the mostly dried out sweetpeas, some still waving last weak flowers at the top of their supports. Weeded … Continue reading

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Planting on the Plot

A chill returned this weekend but my perennials growing in pots had been hardening off out of the cold greenhouse and on the plot itself. The knautia looked very cheerfully stocky and the strong white roots were creeping gently out … Continue reading

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