Tagged: Gardening

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Autumn in the Garden

The temperatures are dropping, the nights are getting longer and things are coming to an end in the garden. The courgettes are still going but aren’t producing at the rate they were. There’s still plenty of flowers out but it’s time to start tidying things up and preparing for the winter. I cut back lots of...

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Weekend Warriors

Another packed weekend for us with plenty to do, both recreationally and in the garden. It turned out quite productive though. A Morning Washout Saturday was a complete washout in the morning with dark skies and pouring rain, so after my usual chores and some work on the computer I jumped on the turbo trainer...

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Growth in the Garden – A Purple Patch

Weather Records We had a couple of scorchers over the weekend with temperatures even at Ynyslas reaching 25°C, the hottest so far this year. Here’s the temperature records from the Borth & Ynyslas Weather Station: As you can see, we are still a long way off the all time record, but the summer is yet to...

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Garden Control

Another day with Anna at work at the weekend so no running along the Coast path for me, but at least it wasn’t raining so I was able to be a little productive and spent all day in the garden trying to get it under control. Morgan helped out for a little while as well,...

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Is it a…. lawn???

Well, it’s taken a fair bit of effort this year but I think I can proudly claim that the area of green out the back of the house is once again a ‘lawn’. Yep, lush green growth, a thick carpet of healthy grass and not a weed in sight!

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A DIY Weekend at Home

It seems to be a rare occasion that we get a whole weekend at home these days, especially one with no real events to attend. But that is exactly what we’ve just had. This was partly due to the fact that Morgan was ill so couldn’t go to a special orchestra practise that he was supposed...

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