We moved to Anglesey almost exactly two years ago, and I found myself the proud owner of an overgrown front garden with sandy soil, in full sun, right by the sea. Hugely exciting, as my previous garden was much smaller, with heavy clay soil and limited sun! The more I thought about the feel I…
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It’s all very well, me deciding to redress the balance and give the back garden some attention, but it means I haven’t been blogging about the front garden at all. This seems very wrong as there are bits of it that I am really delighted with. Way back when I first started to think about…
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It’s not been a great month really, January. There’s the weather – incessant rain and quite a lot of wind. There’s the whole “recovering from doing too much”, which combines really badly with “so much to do”. But since part of the enforced downtime has been due to a wonderful Christmas/New Year with friends and…
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I woke this morning to dark, dramatic skies and a wrist complaining of over use. After a full week of spending as much time in the garden as my energy levels permitted (perhaps a tad more, if I am honest), I took the hint and decided to stay indoors and review progress. I love this…
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March was a strange month. Colder than either January or February, plants apparently in stasis, and for me, not much gardening. Some stripping of wallpaper, some work, some choosing of new kitchen bits and pieces, and a very welcome visit from mil and fil, but very little gardening. I entered April feeling rather fed up,…
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