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Cyclamen and Colchicums

Bulbs popping up and flowering at this time of year always seem extra special. One minute there isn’t any sign of what’s to come, then suddenly, there they are, flowering away and looking lovely. The Cyclamen always come first, starting … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday. 13.08.2022

There is a faint glimmer of hope on the horizon, will we have rain Monday or not? Thunderstorms are coming but they won’t be everywhere here in the south west, I will just have to wait and see with my … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday 11.9.21

Another week flown by, our promised thunder and lightning didn’t materialise on Wednesday, after a shower first thing we had sunshine all day just to round the mini summer off. It is now quite a bit cooler with showers on … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday. 28.08.2021

We now have a lovely dry spell for a while, not very hot though, but at least it is sunny and sunshine brings out the bees and butterflies which is wonderful, they look so colourful flitting around the garden. The … Continue reading

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The ants have been busy again!

The woodland has 3 periods when I visit it each day, first of all in Jan/March for all the snowdrops and narcissus, now in September for all the little  cyclamen hederifolium and then in Oct./November for the autumn tints.

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Signs of autumn already!

When I got up this morning at about 6am and stepped into the garden, it had a definite autumnal air about it. The sun had just risen over the trees but it was what I call a misty, moisty morning … Continue reading

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September’s little treasures.

Starting to flower in August and making me feel that autumn is rushing in far too soon are beautiful little Cyclamen hederifolium. All of a sudden the woodland, which has been quiet for the summer months,  is sprinkled with the … Continue reading

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At last, something positive.

Having spent all summer trying to keep my garden alive, at last I have something positive to write about. It has been difficult carrying water round the garden, so eventually I just watered the pots and any recent planting which … Continue reading

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The ants have been busy. My plant of the moment.

Once again, the ants have been busy in the woodland. It is a while since I have wandered in the woodland, because I know there isn’t anything interesting going on in there at the moment. Suddenly though, I saw some … Continue reading

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Thank you to the Ants.

I really must learn to be more patient. When I saw the first Cyclamen hederifolium popping up in the woodland a month ago, they were immediately photographed and a post written about them. If only I had waited, there are … Continue reading

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