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My small suburban garden…

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After The Rains…

Yesterday was a total washout. Not only did the temperature drop dramatically but it poured for hours and hours. There were also strong winds, so when I stepped, with some trepidation, into my small suburban garden this morning I wasn’t entirely sure what I might find. Thankfully, the fence remains upright and plant damage appears …

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Wet, Wet, Wet…

After spending two weeks in sunny Corfu I returned to find that the constant rain that the UK had been experiencing while I was topping up my tan had brought on my small suburban garden a treat! Before jetting off, there was no sign of geranium flowers, lavender or buddlia blooms and I’d assumed that …

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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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Pretty Polys…

After a dreary March, although allegedly one of the driest on record, the polyanthus are now coming on a treat, especially now I’ve been outside and watered them! The sun is now out and it definitely feels very summery in the garden. Still waiting for Tescos to hurry up and get hold of their bedding …

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Spring Has Sprung!

Could it be true? Could this finally be an end to the longest, coldest, wettest, snowiest winter I can ever remember? As I gazed upon the dried up remains of my once lushious jasmine, and stared woefully at the rotten geranium stalks now adorning my terracotta tubs, I suddenly glimpsed a flash of colour at …

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