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Not Much to Write Home About…

After the disappointment of a┬álack of flowers and wildlife in my Small Suburban Garden this summer I admit that I’ve rather neglected it in recent weeks, however, I did venture outside for a look round this afternoon. Clearly it’s still quite mild for the time of year because I have a few alyssum and lobelia …

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Stormy Weather…

They say that all good things must come to an end, and so it would seem that the recent glorious sunshine has now made way for the inevitable storms. Good news for the water butt, which has remained empty for the past couple of months, but anything with delicate petals, such as Californian poppies and …

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Pretty Pansies…

My small suburban garden remains devoid of much colour at all, despite it being mid-June. The red jasmine has started to flower (much to the bumble bees delight) but there are noticeably less blooms this year than last year. There are a few flowers on the thyme and one tiny, dark blue lobelia flower but …

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Busy Bees…

Well, we’ve finally got some decent sunshine and at last the red jasmine has begun to flower, along with the thyme. The bees have been so busy making homes in my old baked-bean tin house I decided to make another one (this time with a small cardboard container, covered in selotape to help with waterproofing). …

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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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