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Shades of yellow in October

I always associate yellow flowers with Spring, the Narcissus, Primroses, Crocus and...

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10 Oct, 2023
Shirley_tulip

More value than a night out!

We recently had tickets for a show put on by a local musical and comedy theatre company...

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9 Oct, 2023
Shirley_tulip

All change!

Last Tuesday morning we came back from a shopping trip to find one of the sunhouse...

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25 Sep, 2023
Shirley_tulip

Propagating Sedums

Last month, for whatever reason, I thought I would try increasing my Sedum plants...

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12 Aug, 2023
Shirley_tulip

Mint Moth

Whilst sitting in the garden this afternoon I was pleased to see so many insects...

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9 Aug, 2023
Shirley_tulip

Waiting for the sun to shine

Looking back through a gardening journal I had last year I was not at all surprised...

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2 Aug, 2023
Shirley_tulip

A prickly job out of the way.

At the end of May some Dutch Iris were flowering away in their pretty colours of...

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3 Jul, 2023
Shirley_tulip

Question in a blog!

As I feel more members view blogs and/or photos than questions, I am asking if anybody...

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19 Jun, 2023
Shirley_tulip

Seaside walk this morning

As the temperature was set to rise to 30 degrees by noon, we drove over to a village...

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14 Jun, 2023
Shirley_tulip

Roses in bloom today.

I had a look around the garden earlier and was pleasantly surprised to see just how...

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3 Jun, 2023
Shirley_tulip

A Dorset delight.

We recently spent a week near Wareham in Dorset, staying in a self-catering lovely...

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1 May, 2023
Shirley_tulip

Before and after ...

There are times when it really is worth having a professional job done ... here...

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18 Apr, 2023
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