Happy Gardening New Year!

Well, 1st Jan and the gardening year starts off well. After weeks of being unable to get into the garden or down to the lottie, first because I had a bad virus and 2nd because everything was covered under 8 …

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Winter visitors

As winter has come early, with snow on the ground in late November and going to work in -4 degrees, my spirits have lifted by a new visitor to my garden bird feeder.     Hummmm, time to steal the …

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October round-up

October was rather busy with work, and my back continued to give me problems, hence the lack of blogging. Here is a round-up on a couple of things that I/we got up to. Earlier in the month Kevin, Jackie and …

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Harvest Fame

After blogging about the Harvest Festival on Sunday, I was called up by the Oxford Mail (no correlation, I doubt the Oxford Mail reads my blog!) and interviewed me about the festival. An article is going in tomorrows paper, and …

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Harvest Festival

Yesterday was the harvest festival at Barracks Lane Community Garden. I don’t know why I haven’t written more about the garden before, given I love it and I work for it two days a week! Somehow I’ve never got around …

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Pretty picture

I’ve not have time or the energy to blog in the last week or two, so here’s a pretty picture of something* flowering in my garden at the moment. Don’t even ask me about the lottie, I haven’t been about …

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A sunny weekend

Bloody hell, we are going to have a sunny weekend! What’s more, it’s the first and only weekend in ages that Kevin and I are home and no committments, so we can get down to the Lottie. Lottie in the …

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Cambridge botanic gardens

I haven’t had much of a chance to blog recently. Been so busy with my two jobs and the permaculture course, that blogging goes down the list of priorities… However, Kevin and I were in Cambridge on the weekend visiting …

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Ouch, and ouch

In between job hunting, I’ve been getting some work done both at the lottie and at home. Kevin and I have made lots of progress cutting back the brambles that covers two-thirds of the lottie. But, ouch! Bloody brambles, they …

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