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My small suburban garden…

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Who Stole Summer…?

Apart from a few sunny days here and there, there’s really no evidence at all to suggest that summer actually arrived here this year. The majority of days have been gloomy and overcast, and my Small Suburban Garden has looked pretty much the same way. The floral extravaganza of wild flowers I was hoping for …

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No April Fool…

It really has been gorgeous weather today. The white jasmine looks like it’ll blossom within a week or so and the smallest of my two magnolia has finally flowered. The red jasmine remains stubbornly without buds. I hope it’s just a late starter this year as the bees go mad for it. The wild cherry …

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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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Why Mow, When You Can Sweep?

After several years of clearing up cat poo (especially annoying when I don’t actually own a cat!) I decided to completely do away with grass and have paving slabs instead. It had always seemed like a lot of effort to go to – getting the mower out the back of a jam packed shed, plugging …

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