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Figs looking good

I have two figs in my garden, variety is Brunswick, they came for Lidl / Wilko so...

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20 Apr, 2019
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Apple pruning result

In my garden is an apple tree that I've had it about 35 years, sold to me as a Golden...

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19 Apr, 2019
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Pears promise?

Nice and sunny, quick check and the pear, Doyenne Du Comice is now in blossom. I...

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10 Apr, 2019
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Visit to Hiller Gardens near Romsey

A short walk around Sir Harold Hillier gardens, near Romsey, owned & run by Hampshire...

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7 Apr, 2019
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Gooseberry, bush to Standard

There was a gooseberry bush in my garden, variety unknown, very thorny, and in need...

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3 Apr, 2019
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Fritillary open now

These have opened up in the warmth, fritillary, growing in dappled fairly dry shade. Once...

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30 Mar, 2019
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In today's sunshine

Another lovely Spring day to enjoy the early blooms I just wish my garden was large...

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27 Mar, 2019
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Roses grow on you

Last Autumn while pruning my roses I used some of the prunings as hardwood cuttings,...

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25 Mar, 2019
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Unsung hero

Out in the bright sunshine, some say weed, others wild flower, lovely and cheerful...

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24 Mar, 2019
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Plum blossom time

My plum, variety "Stanley" has the blossom opening now Spring & warmer weather...

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23 Mar, 2019
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Tomato updates

Following Darren8's blog on his tomato progress I thought I'd have yet another go...

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20 Mar, 2019
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Promises, promises

Even though the wind is blowing a quick check shows what I hope will be a good year...

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16 Mar, 2019
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