Monthly Archives: October 2012

Phew, just in time !

As most of you know, I sent off for lots of  lovely plants recently, which then arrived very promptly. A few days ago I got a phone call from the hospital in Exmouth saying that they had a cancellation on … Continue reading

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The start of the Autumn Fireworks. GBFD.

No, I don’t mean the things that go bang in the night,  just the beautiful colours that are now being revealed as the green colour in the leaves is turned off and we are able to see all the different … Continue reading

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Still flowering.

October seems to be flying by, the days are getting cooler, the nights getting longer but there are still plenty of flowers shining in the garden. Gales have made rather a mess of some plants and the garden in general, … Continue reading

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Christmas has come early.

…….or it seems as if it has. Every day a new parcel of goodies arrives and the anticipation while opening the boxes is just as exciting as when opening presents at Christmas when a child! It is so easy to … Continue reading

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Will there be enough berries to go round?

Having just done a post about the lack of bees to pollinate our fruit bushes and trees has led me to wonder how the birds will manage this winter. If there weren’t enough bees to make our fruit, would there … Continue reading

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An Apple a Day.

With such a cold wet spring and summer, bees were in short supply when all the fruit trees needed pollinating. We had plenty of blossom, in fact masses of it, but hadn’t realised that the flowers weren’t being pollinated, in … Continue reading

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