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G.B.F.D. Yet more rain.

Once again the country is either covered in snow or flooded, sounds as if last year is carrying on where it left off! We are in the southern part of the country which is flooded once more. I daren’t walk … Continue reading

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Foliage for February. GBFD.

I wasn’t optimistic when I went into the garden this morning to take photos of foliage for Christina’s foliage day, I know, I’m a day late, everything was looking very bedraggled after all the rain yesterday and overnight. Some parts … Continue reading

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Foliage for Christmas and GBFD

At this time of year I wander round the garden, secateurs at the ready, to snip foliage for decorating the house and somewhere else. Of course it is the good old standby evergreens and gold that are being cut. Usually … Continue reading

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Berries for the birds.

Now is the time of year for us to repay the birds in our garden for eating all the nasty grubs etc. that try to ruin the look of our plants. I can’t say that I have noticed any damage … Continue reading

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September roundup

The weather in September has been quite kind to us in the SW of the UK, a bit of rain, a bit of sun, lots of cloud, bit of fog and not much wind. The last couple of days though, … Continue reading

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All the Greens

At this time of year as we are waiting for the new wave of bulbs to appear and start their flowering bonanza, once more I am so thankful for all the evergreens (or golds etc ) that I have planted … Continue reading

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Natures Harvest

So many flowers turn into berries, which then become food for all the wildlife visitors to the garden. This abundant harvest can make all the difference to the animals and birds who spend the winter months with us.

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