Category: Gardening

Life here on the edge isn’t ideal for gardening, sand instead of soil, eternal winds, salt-laden air and mole invasions all try to thwart our gardening attempts, but we haven’t given up yet and actually have quite a nice garden despite the challenges.

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Harvest Time

I guess it is harvest festival time. Despite not spending too much time working in the garden this summer it is producing well at the moment. The courgettes are still fattening up and providing us with a steady supply. There are tomatoes galore, and even some corn on the cob. Plenty of rhubarb for rhubarb crumbles...

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Summer Colours

The sky is blue and the sun is shining once again. 22ºC at the moment and we must be getting used to this as it doesn’t feel hot, just pleasantly warm. Unusually though there are some white fluffly clouds in the sky today. Things are looking OK in the garden with some nice bright colours despite...

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The Garden Grows

I may not have been able to mow the lawn this week but at least things are looking good elsewhere in the garden. With Storm Hector hitting Wales I half expected it to look a mess out there but thankfully we didn’t get any massive winds and the storm itself was short-lived. temperatures remained quite...

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Summer Continues

The gorgeous summer weather continues here. 25.5ºC yesterday which was plenty hot enough, especially for lawn mowing! 20ºC today was mouch more comfortable and lovely blue skies throughout. The sea is feeling as though summer is here and the garden is growing well. I had a busy day on Monday, starting off the day with a...

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Bank Holiday Garden

It may have been a bit of a misty murky start on the beach… The sea is out there somewhere honest. It didn’t stop me doing some work in the garden before jetting off to Italy though. The sun even came out as I did so. It’s going to be a scorcher.  

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