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The calm after the storm.

The strong gusty winds, together with some torrential downpours have left the garden...

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5 Oct, 2021
Shirley_tulip

Seven years ago . . . (edited 5/10/2021)

I bought two small Agave plants for £10 from a local family run nursery, planted...

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12 Sep, 2021
Shirley_tulip

Hard work over two afternoons

Last Autumn I gathered enough leaves from the neighbouring trees and those along...

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11 Sep, 2021
Shirley_tulip

A sad Bank Holiday weekend

It is with great sadness that I write to say our feline friend, Megan, passed away...

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31 Aug, 2021
Shirley_tulip

Roses flowering today

This is 'Rhapsody in Blue' showing itself for the third time this year! The little...

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25 Aug, 2021
Shirley_tulip

When I grow up

I want to be as big as you! This Lavender 'Hidcote' was planted in June 2010 and...

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20 Aug, 2021
Shirley_tulip

Chilly seaside stroll

It might be August, but the temperature was cooler than of late yesterday morning! We...

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17 Aug, 2021
Shirley_tulip

Raindrops on Roses . . .

plus other flowers after the morning showers today. The sun is now shining,...

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10 Jul, 2021
Shirley_tulip

Busy Bee

I watched this Bee trying to find the way into a Snapdragon flower . . . so pleased...

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10 Jul, 2021
Shirley_tulip

Nymans Gardens

Please join me on a visit to these National Trust Gardens. You may wish to have...

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18 Jun, 2021
Shirley_tulip

Photos to remind me . . .

in 2022 what was flowering a year ago! This morning, before it became too hot, I...

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5 Jun, 2021
Shirley_tulip

Colour in the garden today

Many plants seem to be really coming into flower these past couple of days, the intermittent...

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17 May, 2021
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