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Pre-season training

We are into March. The days are lengthening.  The February seeds have germinated and are looking sprightly: the race to produce those early tomatoes has started and the chillis are up too.  We need to make sure they are in … Continue reading

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Early Birds Seeds

Winter arrived at the end of January with the snow and frost, but before it did, I had managed to plant some extra irises and a Delphinium from the Old Place in the herbaceous border in the back garden.  I … Continue reading

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Late news from late summer

It was a wet end to the summer and I never really got the garden under the level of control I might in other years have demanded.  I wrote this piece back in October, before a lot of other stuff … Continue reading

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One Month On

It’s been a month since I put finger to keyboard (or for some I know it would be thumbs to keyboard).   It is an interesting comparison to see how stuff has panned out in the past 30 days. A month … Continue reading

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End of Term report

It’s that time of the year again when the evening chill sharpens, the leaves start to turn and we spend a fruitless Sunday morning trying to purchase Glastonbury tickets.  And it has been months since I delivered any sort of … Continue reading

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New Term

And so here’s the summer, and what have we done? Another Easter over and a new term begun… Easter is an exciting time of year, with the greenhouse beginning to burst at the seams with seed trays which themselves start … Continue reading

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Looking to spring

Back from half term we have had some frosts in Somerset which has knocked everything a little. I actually brought my sweet peas in from the greenhouse just in case they get nipped by the frost.  The temperatures did not … Continue reading

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