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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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First Signs of Autumn.

Once the tiny flowers of Cyclamen hederifolium start unfurling, I begin to think that autumn can’t be far away. We don’t seem to have had much of a summer so far and already the woodland has a definite autumnal feel … Continue reading

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Star of the Autumn Woodland.

The main flowering period for the woodland is January, February, March and April. Over the years I have planted a few  Cyclamen hederifolium corms to have some interest in there in the autumn before the autumn tints come on the … Continue reading

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Stars in their own right.

This is the time of year when we can see how busy the ants have been. I suppose really what we are looking at is the result of what the ants were doing a few years ago, as it takes … Continue reading

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I’m not ready for Autumn!

Early mornings now have a chill about them which wasn’t there a few days ago, quite often we start off with mist or fog which the sun burns away a couple of hours later. Sometimes when looking towards Exeter we … Continue reading

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