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New Fence (The Final Chapter)…

After two long days I finally have the fence of my dreams! I made the decision to ask him to chop down the forsythia (I expect it’ll grow again); 1) to make it easier for him and 2) so I can put bedding plants in that border without the tree draining the life out of …

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New Fence (Part 2)…

My Plan B fence chap turned up early and got to work immediately on removing the rotten fence panels. Although I’d pointed out during his initial visit that the compost bin that would need moving was actually FULL, I think he under-estimated quite how heavy it’d be. He struggled to shift it…..and then I heard …

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Compost!

Taking the popular New Year phrase “Out with the old” perhaps a little too literally, I decided that today I should empty my kitchen compost bin into one of my two large outdoor containers. I have a 12 inch flip-top pedal bin on my kitchen counter for appropriate scraps, used teabags, potato peelings etc, and …

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