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We’re calling it ‘Strawberry Saturday’

So the sun is out – hot and 26 degrees. Felt hotter in the full sun working hard pulling weeds! Arrived in the morning after a nice breakfast on a terrace in south Hampstead, and once we finally wound our … Continue reading

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April Update

Everything is springing to life. Flowers everywhere. We’ve had a bit of cold snap in the last week of April – a shocking return to winter conditions: grey, overcast, and quite cold at night. But the growth continues apace. Last … Continue reading

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Wood Mouse in the Leaf House

During the week we went out to check on the lily beetles and harvest some fresh rhubarb for a spring crumble. And we spotted a tiny little wood mouse – one on the path and the other a veritable king … Continue reading

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Mid-April Update – woods & allotment

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Saturday at the Plot

We visited a garden centre on Saturday morning to see about getting blight resistant tomato plants. No luck! But we did pick up snow peas, garden peas, a flat of purple french beans and red lettuces. I planted the peas … Continue reading

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Sunday Fleurs – Echium Explosion Commences

We’re down with the bug and have joined the ranks of the Covidians. So not up to doing much in the yard. But the sun shines and we wanted to check on the garden. And guess what?? The big tall … Continue reading

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Giants Awaken

It is the start of spring. An astronomical fact measured in the tilt of planet earth. And all the trees are sighing with abandon and relief. I’ve been convalescing with covid and feeling quite sorry for myself but the big … Continue reading

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Spring is upon us

Enfin! At long last, emerging from the funk of winter. Spring has been with us since January – with the annual appearance of snowdrop. But this year things are a bit screwy, shall we say. We’ve had crocus very early … Continue reading

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February – Gales & Flowers

February 2022 has been fairly bleak – with huge wind storms (3 major storm fronts in a row) that blew over sheds and created chaos at the allotments. But our plot stayed safe. Even our garden maniquin mascot Felicity Fiacre … Continue reading

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Woods – 20 Feb 2022

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