Tag Archives: National Gardens Scheme

The Year Starts Here

It’s always an exciting moment when the ‘Yellow Book’ arrives through the post, and good to see that our entry for 2015 is there, in print (page 246, if you want to know).  We sent in our contribution in August … Continue reading

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Our first NGS opening this year…

…was last Sunday, 19th May.  My husband, Sandy, is a weather-forecast addict, and had been predicting gloom (if not doom) all week.  But in the end it was a pleasant day, with some sunshine. We had spent a lot of … Continue reading

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Keep Calm, Etcetera

“Celebrate Spring!” is the headline of the flyer I received through the post from our local nursery, Hilliers. Spring – WHAT SPRING? Today it seems worse than ever.  Welcome to Siberia! Our first opening for the National Gardens Scheme this … Continue reading

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Loud Sing Cuckoo

The cuckoos arrived a couple of weeks ago, and their manic calls have been echoing in my head, mocking me. They are perfectly right – I know I must be cuckoo as I progress slowly on my hands and knees, … Continue reading

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