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Initial steps into the 2024 growing season

My son helped me replace a polycarbonate panel in the roof of the greenhouse today...

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21 Jan, 2024
Xela

A Fishy Incident

On St David's Day we woke to find our pond sporting three large clumps of frogspawn,...

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24 Mar, 2020
Xela

Boarding for Flight 2020

Boarding for Flight 2020 has been announced....... Your luggage should only contain...

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31 Dec, 2019
Xela

The Terrific Trefoil Tree

We’ve made it! From the contents of our recycling bins we have made decorations for...

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8 Dec, 2019
Xela

Our Project: a retreat in the Cerdagne

Finally, on Friday, we shall have the keys for the property in the Cerdagne. This...

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14 Jul, 2013
Xela

Windowsill Light Reflectors

This time last month seeds had germinated and were growing on my windowsills, growing...

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5 Apr, 2009
Xela

Happy New Year Everyone

Happy New Year everyone, I hope you have all been first footed by a dark haired chap...

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1 Jan, 2009
Xela

Seasonal Shopping Spree

Isn't it fun, buying bulbs for the Spring. But do you find yourself doubling or trebling...

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20 Sep, 2008
Xela

August Bank Holiday @ Towersey Village Festival 08.08

Yesterday we had a very enjoyable day out. I had heard many favourable words spoken...

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25 Aug, 2008
Xela

Shock horror !

Yesterday I added two floating plants to my pond with the intention of improving...

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6 Jul, 2008
Xela

Reclamation Project

At my last house I used the greenhouse to grow tomatoes, cucumbers, bedding plants...

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4 Jun, 2008
Xela

Four Doors Away

No prizes for guessing who visited the back garden at Shenstone on Sunday. Those...

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10 Apr, 2008
Xela


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