Monthly Archives: December 2012

A Little TLC

In my last post I mentioned that my divided bits of Acanthus are in a cold frame.  This alarmed my friend, Heather, who has an Acanthus in a pot – should it be protected? The answer is ‘no’.  Her plant … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Blog

I started my blog a year ago today.  It was raining then, and it’s raining now.  I celebrated the anniversary by buying a new Max and Min thermometer for the greenhouse, and dividing part of my Acanthus ‘Hollard’s Gold’ – … Continue reading

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The Orchard, Chapter 2

I wrote yesterday about our “orchard” with the weedy grass and single apple tree, and how I’m trying to make the whole area more exciting. It’s proving a bit of a challenge. The grass had to go, so it was … Continue reading

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The Orchard, Chapter 1

I’ve finished mulching “the Orchard”. I’m not sure how many bags of mulch I moved, but it was more than 25, over 4 days. Not that I spent four WHOLE days doing it, you understand, not with Christmas fast approaching. … Continue reading

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Some better weather

When I started this blog I read various bits of good advice – one of which said “never apologise for long gaps in your posts”. So I’m not apologising! All the same, when you stop writing, a mental block seems … Continue reading

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