Category: Gardening

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It’s Friday

Hooray, It’s Friday. The sun is shining, I’ve already mowed the lawn so the garden is looking nice ready for us to enjoy at the weekend, and the forecast is good. And just look how busy the beach is!

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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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Springtime in the Garden

Nothing much to report from the weekend really, except for the fact that the thick sea fog that we had to contend with on Friday did clear on Saturday to leave a glorious day. Perfect for a surf ski paddle and then a Gravel Bike ride in the hills. The enforced rest of the previous week...

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Garden Clearance

I do often wonder what things would be like if I didn’t do quite so much training each week. It’s takes up quite a lot of time, usually about 15 hours a week. I’m not training seriously at the moment but trying to fit in several swim, kayak, bike and run sessions a week, along...

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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.