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From one problem to the next

In the five and half years we’ve lived here we seem to lurch from one problem to...

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8 Sep, 2019
Arbuthnot

Confused

The plants in my garden seem to be confused by the strange weather variations we're...

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22 Sep, 2018
Arbuthnot

Spring garden

The garden is coming alive with plenty of colour. The star of the show at the moment...

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9 May, 2018
Arbuthnot

Too much going on

What with the weather and pressing (and extremely frustrating) things happening on...

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29 Apr, 2018
Arbuthnot

Such grey days!

I’ve been trying to hibernate this winter as we’ve had so much gloom and damp with...

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27 Jan, 2018
Arbuthnot

I've been away from GOY nearly all summer.....

It's been a time of injury, first knee, then back, all thanks to hefting too much...

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19 Nov, 2017
Arbuthnot

No snowdrops this year

Because of the ground disturbance and the digging up and replanting for the new shed...

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21 Feb, 2017
Arbuthnot

Re-designing

My OH is re-designing our small back garden as I want a circular lawn. He decided...

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21 Oct, 2016
Arbuthnot

Roses attacked

After a prolonged period of heavy rain yesterday I went outside for a look-see. Two...

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21 Sep, 2016
Arbuthnot

Lost roosting places

The house at the end of my short garden has new owners who moved in a month or so...

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26 Aug, 2016
Arbuthnot

Not a good year for my clems

One or two of my clems have done ok but the others are not doing well at all. Three...

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17 Jul, 2016
Arbuthnot

Unstructured border

When I read the post from Tonyl about his narrow borders and saw his photo I did...

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5 Jul, 2016
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