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Garden Update 1 – compost and veg patch

Spring is in the breeze. The world is slowly reawakening, that endless cycle pushing green buds from bare branches, sending sunlight to illuminate dark corners and warm our hearts. Finally, we’re shaking off the cocoon of winter and feeling the pull to get out and about into the garden. We’ve been planning what to do… Read More Garden Update 1 – compost and veg patch

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Weekend mornings

I love to sit in the quiet of weekend mornings, before the world gets up and about. The sounds around are animal, natural, undisturbed by car engines, by chatter, by power tools and human shouts. The noises that drift down the valley comfort, draw me back to a time before I know, the low moo… Read More Weekend mornings

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It’s misty. Not the cold, damp tendrils we’re used to, but a warm, comforting, enveloping mist, a blanket of grey whose edges reach out and caress the earth, leaving a touch of moisture, a faint glitter on leaves and stone. The air smells earthy and thick. We’re waiting, me and the birds and the insects.… Read More Mist

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My Small Veg Patch

I’m growing vegetables and it makes me happy I am the world’s worst gardener. I love the idea of growing things, especially edible things, but I never seem to be able to make much of a success of it. The thing I AM good at is leaving my garden to go crazy wild and uncultivated,… Read More My Small Veg Patch

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A Rope Swing in the Garden

  I admit I bought a couple of things. A 50p plank of wood and a few metres of rope. And yes, I’m 30 entire years old….but guys….I’ve got a rope swing in the garden! As I turn my head, an entire branch of holly slaps into my face. Swearing and teetering at the top… Read More A Rope Swing in the Garden

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Reasons I love my garden in spring

Reasons I love my garden in spring These cheery dudes… My veg patch complete with curious cat The giant christmas tree Beer seat Also these cheery dudes too What is your favourite thing about outside in spring? Share: