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Sunny Springtime

March has been lovely so far. We feel like spring is here. There has been washing dried on the line, and faces raised to feel the warmth of the sun. Today we went to Hidcote for the first time this … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash

There’s nothing like planting a few seeds to make you realise that your garden is entirely lawn and you have no vegetable patches yet. So.. I got to discover how deep the topsoil layer is here. That’s it. One spade … Continue reading

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In The Garden

Back in February, Mr PC was given some dahlias for his birthday. He likes red flowers and he likes dahlias, so the choice was perfect, and now they have grown and are beginning to flower. See those gorgeous colours? It’s … Continue reading

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Welcome to My Garden

Is it raining where you are? It is here. Luckily I went out yesterday afternoon to catch the garden in a brief interlude of sunniness! Come on out the back door! (Mind you don’t trip over the toys left seemingly … Continue reading

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How the Garden Grows

Have a look at our gunnera: We are so delighted with how this has grown. It is really Mr PC’s gunnera. He chose the little plant. He planted it, and every autumn he has covered it to protect it from … Continue reading

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September Garden

     

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What Is In My Garden…

Is mostly cottagey, And a lot of what was here before we moved in is in shades of purple and blue, With a bit of yellow thrown in. We have stuck to the cottage garden style with things we have … Continue reading

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Frost Damage and Gardening

I had a beautiful, huge shrub in the back garden. I’m not sure what it was, but the flowers were like a Mahonia or a Bottle Brush plant. I was waiting for it to spring back to life once the … Continue reading

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Rabbits

Who needs a pet rabbit, when wild ones come to play every day? It’s lovely watching them play in the garden, but I won’t be trying to grow cabbages again this year.

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The Gate Installed

Here it is, a gate designed to fit in a three-foot gap, and posts we managed to get into the existing holes. The posts are as deep below ground as they are high above. We did have fun fitting them … Continue reading

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