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The Stumpery

Husband and I just took a four day break away and were pleasantly surprised to find...

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15 Sep, 2020
Shirley_tulip

Patience rewarded ...

I was given a gardening voucher on my birthday last year (August), then another at...

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1 Sep, 2020
Shirley_tulip

Making life easier!

That's the plan for this small area at the end of our back garden. It used to be...

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26 Aug, 2020
Shirley_tulip

Relax for half an hour a day ...

If you feel there just aren't enough gardening programmes on TV, take a look at...

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25 Aug, 2020
Shirley_tulip

New arrival today.

Remember the bird's nest seen in our Grapevine a few weeks ago ... We have been...

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30 Jul, 2020
Shirley_tulip

I heard it through the Grapevine.

For a couple of weeks now, through our lounge patio doors, we have seen a female...

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9 Jul, 2020
Shirley_tulip

Pittosporum pruned today

This Pittosporum tenuifolium had grown too tall for my liking, neighbour had his...

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9 Jul, 2020
Shirley_tulip

Anyone remember GOY member Mossy?

I recorded BBC Gardener's World last night, just viewed it this afternoon and saw...

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4 Jul, 2020
Shirley_tulip

Bugs ... good and bad

I was in the garden earlier, before the very welcome rain started falling, and was...

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6 Jun, 2020
Shirley_tulip

A riverside walk

with some surprises! Yesterday we drove to Littlehampton, about 3 miles from us,...

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23 May, 2020
Shirley_tulip

Such a treat!

Yesterday morning we set off on a twenty minute drive to one of our favourite garden...

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16 May, 2020
Shirley_tulip

This could be the last time ...

that this pretty Ceanothus will look as gorgeous as this. It was planted in May 2013...

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19 Apr, 2020
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