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Springtime in my road

The sun has arrived at last and my road is looking lovley with blossom and flowering...

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19 Mar, 2022
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Streptocarpus - and about time

Decades ago I bought a young Naked Lady at a jumble sale. Eventually it flowered...

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14 Feb, 2022
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Happy New Year

Christmas cactus & trying different camera settings

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1 Jan, 2022
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Nerines + Exbury

Just to post a picture taken by my granddaughter who is on work experience at Exbury One...

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16 Oct, 2021
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Walk around RHS Wisley

Yesterday was my first visit to RHS Wisley since the CV 19 lock down in March 2020,...

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27 Sep, 2021
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Figs from cuttings

Thought I'd get my experience with rooting fig cuttings in water down for the record...

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12 Jun, 2021
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Pigeon Pic

Spotted this pair busily scoffing the fresh ash leaves outside my house They are...

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25 May, 2021
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"Lucifer" has arrived

I'm having to write here because the person I need to thank is unable to log into...

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13 Oct, 2020
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Pear rust has arrived

Over the summer I have watched as my pear gradually developed brown spots on some...

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21 Sep, 2020
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Wildlife while planting beans

I was planting the last of my climbing French beans this morning, taking the opportunity...

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28 Jun, 2020
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Rambling rose

Came across this today, in woods next to road, no one's garden. Full of bees This...

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17 Jun, 2020
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Good, bad & ugly in my April garden. Part Three

Now moving around to the front, not much of a garden, more a wide verge adjacent...

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28 Apr, 2020
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