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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
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
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
It will be national tree week in the UK from 27 November to 5 December. This is to highlight that the time to plant trees in Britain is from November to March. (To this effect, national tree week in the … Continue reading
There’s no denying that autumn has arrived. There’s a damp chill in the air, even when the sun shines. It’s been a rather damp end to the summer. Gone are the days when I used to muse that London’s microclimate … Continue reading
We see the final days of July roll by, marked by booming huge blooms all around. The pink asiatic lily this year has hit new heights – maybe 8 feet tall or more. The scent can be physically felt as … Continue reading
Our young foxes are wanting for nothing next door. They have a sofa to lounge on. A shed to sit up high upon. Pink flowering roses and hydrangea. A perfect little set-up!