Category: Gardening

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Late Winter in the Garden

I don’t want to say that there are signs of Spring in the garden yet – It’s still a little early for that and it is looking quite wintry out there still but, there are some signs of late winter garden life. The birds are singing, there are blackbirds, robins and a little wren hopping around....

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Beehaving in the Garden

‘Beehaving’? If you remember from my last post about the bees they had been ‘mis-beehaving’. I had performed an artificial split only for the half without the queen to be a little lax in creating a queen cell while the haf with the queen swarmed anyway leaving no queen cell behind. I think my actions have helped...

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Garden Panorama’s

I probably should have waited for a sunny day to do this, but here are a few panoramic shots of our garden this week. It looks nice like this.

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Phormium Flowers

The Phormium in the garden is going mad. Loads of massive flower spikes all reaching into the air like little rockets about to explode into flower.

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Photos from the Garden

Just some photos from the garden for you to enjoy. It’s lovely out there at the moment. It’s actually going through a bit of a purple phase as usual at this time of years but there are some yellows around too thanks to the Poached Egg Plants and of course the Solunum which is a...

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Westbury Mill Water Gardens

We like to stop off on the way home from my parents and generally do so at a garden centre. It gives us chance to maybe buy some plants or other things and have some lunch. It also breaks the journey up a little so that we aren’t driving non-stop for 3½ hours. The trouble...

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