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Garden Updates – Propagation – Things for Free 0

Garden Updates – Propagation – Things for Free

Amazon.co.uk Widgets Don’t worry, as well as buying plants from the garden centre at the weekend, whilst working in the garden to plant them out I also made the most of this years growth and got some things for free. First up I sorted out the compost bins and got loads of bag fulls of...

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Garden Updates – Ready for Spring

Following my swim in Lake Bala at the weekend we took a drive through mid Wales to our favourite garden centre, Derwen Garden Centre just outside Welshpool. We had lunch there and then wandered around and as usual spent a little more money than expected! The Maze had disappeared though which is a bit of...

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Free Stuff – From Feeding the Birds

Those of you who feed the birds will know that it can get quite expensive. They certainly get through it quick enough at certain times of the year – they’re getting through it pretty quickly at the moment – and quality bird food isn’t cheap. It’s nice then when you get something back from it other than...

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Getting Slower – Review your Training! 0

Getting Slower – Review your Training!

I went for a ride around the Pendam Trail at Nant yr Arian yesterday. I was on my hardtail as I’ve yet to get a seatpost for my newly rebuilt Commencal Meta 5. I started off at a steady pace in perfect conditions, sunny, cool and barely any wind. By the time I got to...

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Lake Bala Swim

Tomorrow’s the day I do my Lake Bala Swim for Diabetes UK Cymru. There’s still chance to sponsor me and help me reach my target, so please give generously. If you’ve already sponsored me then “thanks” and spread the word. More than 146,000 people in Wales have been diagnosed with diabetes. That’s nearly five percent...

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Autumn Equinox – or is it Equilux?

The Autumn Equinox is here. An equinox occurs twice a year, once in spring and once in autumn when the tilt of the Earth’s axis is inclined neither away from nor towards the Sun. This means that the number of daylight hours is the same as the number of darkness hours – 12 hours each. Actually, the equninox...

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