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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

Afternoon tea anyone?

Last August, the month of mine and OH's birthdays, we were given a birthday gift...

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24 May, 2019
Shirley_tulip

Spring visit to Highdown Gardens

Highdown gardens are chalk gardens on Downlands countryside. We visit regularly...

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22 May, 2019
Shirley_tulip

Spring flowers February 2019

The day began with a heavy mist which took a while to clear so I thought it was going...

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22 Feb, 2019
Shirley_tulip

A warm bath outdoors!

I always take pity on the garden birds when the weather is cold enough to freeze...

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3 Feb, 2019
Shirley_tulip

Surprising sights in the garden for January!

This morning I was very surprised to find that something had been digging around...

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18 Jan, 2019
Shirley_tulip

End of December 2018

Just a blog to show what is still in bloom in the garden, plus some surprises I wouldn't...

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23 Dec, 2018
Shirley_tulip

From bud to bloom

This clump of Nerines are flowering beautifully now ... just hope the temps. don't...

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18 Oct, 2018
Shirley_tulip

September almost over

The garden has been neglected for a couple of weeks as we have been decorating the...

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28 Sep, 2018
Shirley_tulip

RHS Wisley Plant Fair 2018

We set off early yesterday to drive the 50 miles from the coast up to Wisley in Surrey,...

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6 Sep, 2018
Shirley_tulip

A walk by the river Arun

Not too sure what category to put this blog under as it includes both wildlife and...

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9 Aug, 2018
Shirley_tulip

Helpful information from the RHS

This is from an e-mail sent today from the RHS ... it may be helpful to all of...

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19 Jul, 2018
Shirley_tulip


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