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This could be the last time ...

that this pretty Ceanothus will look as gorgeous as this. It was planted in May 2013...

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19 Apr, 2020
Shirley_tulip

Palm Sunday ... please take a walk with me.

Early this morning, whilst writing my diary entry for yesterday, not much different...

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5 Apr, 2020
Shirley_tulip

Frustrating times ...

With the restrictions now in place to try to prevent further spread of the COVID-19...

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31 Mar, 2020
Shirley_tulip

This was tough ...

Some of you may recall seeing the two blue pots by our front door, amazingly they...

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24 Mar, 2020
Shirley_tulip

Farewell to February

It has certainly not been much of a month for gardeners, too wet, too windy and too...

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3 Mar, 2020
Shirley_tulip

First blog of 2020

It's been a fraught January with one thing and another, having to upgrade from Windows...

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16 Feb, 2020
Shirley_tulip

Final walk of 2019

Yesterday we drove to Arundel, parked up and took a walk from the Castle entrance,...

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31 Dec, 2019
Shirley_tulip

Merry Christmas one and all!

This is not a traditional Christmas tree by any means as it is constructed from...

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18 Dec, 2019
Shirley_tulip

Farewell Mum

It is with immense sadness I write to say that my dear Mum passed away, at the great...

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22 Nov, 2019
Shirley_tulip

Pruning advice please

We have a 'Rambling Rector' Rose climbing up and over a wooden arch in the garden...

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4 Oct, 2019
Shirley_tulip

Bees and Hoverflies

are loving the Sedums in the garden ... Helianthus 'Lemon Queen' is another flower...

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14 Sep, 2019
Shirley_tulip

One month ago ...

I bought some small plants from a family run nursery to fill two manger baskets and...

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17 Jun, 2019
Shirley_tulip


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