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Why has everything grown so large?

On one border (east facing) so many normally lowish plants have grown quite massive....

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27 Jun, 2016
Arbuthnot

Only a short blog

I've just been looking at the honeysuckle on the back, north facing fence. It's laden...

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22 Jun, 2016
Arbuthnot

Blowsy

My garden is beginning to look blowsy as everything is growing much taller and bushier...

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14 Jun, 2016
Arbuthnot

Two years later

When we came here two years ago the garden had barely been touched. It was obviously...

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3 Jun, 2016
Arbuthnot

More about my vandalised Polychroma

Whilst cooking last evening I saw a lot of sparrow (or dunnock) activity so watched...

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26 May, 2016
Arbuthnot

Euphorbia polychroma

A month ago I bought this plant because it was such a bright splash of colour and...

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25 May, 2016
Arbuthnot

Re-use rubber gloves

I go through a few pairs of rubber gloves in a year so I was delighted to find a...

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27 Apr, 2016
Arbuthnot

Pluses and minuses

These Snakes Head Fritillaries are beautiful. I brought them with me and they're...

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15 Apr, 2016
Arbuthnot

Free Cosmos seeds

I received some Cosmos seeds with last month's issue of Gardener's World. Planted...

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6 Apr, 2016
Arbuthnot

A Walk Part 2

Now I can add some photos of my walk on Sunday. Only one is reasonable but the other...

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4 Apr, 2016
Arbuthnot

A walk

Yesterday I needed to be outside in the sunshine. Our tiny garden didn't need anything...

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4 Apr, 2016
Arbuthnot

Impatient me

My garden seems static at the moment. Yes, there are things blooming such as the...

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22 Mar, 2016
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