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Lots of Ladybirds…

We’re in the grip of a drought (in the South East) and although we’re currently experiencing a few nippy nights, dull days and a splash of rain, I will have to plan more carefully what to plant out in the garden this spring and summer. I think that this has to be ‘the year of …

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“Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head…..”

The minute there’s an official drought warning, inevitably the heavens will open and a flood alert will become iminent! A whole month’s rainfall fell out of the sky within just a few minutes, and although this means a temporary end to having to carry a heavy watering can in and out of the house, it’s …

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Pretty in pink…

The bees are really spoilt for choice now as the pink jasmine has begun to flower. It’s the one plant which has done rather well, despite the near-drought conditions we’re currently experiencing. The vast selection of petunias and lobelias I planted are in constant need of watering, and with a water meter installed (in an …

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