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Friday 4 May 2018
by Wulf
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Trilliums

Visiting RHS Rosemoor yesterday, I spotted a patch of Trilliums in an area we rarely visit: It reminded me of our visit to Canada last year – Trilliums are the official flower of Ontario province, where we were staying, and … Continue reading

Friday 27 April 2018
by Wulf
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Plastic Garden Hero

As I stood in the kitchen this morning, listening to Radio 4 online and catching up with a recent programme, I suddenly felt particularly virtuous. I had my hands in soapy water, washing off ‘disposable’ plastic plant labels for another … Continue reading

Saturday 21 April 2018
by Wulf
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Make Your Bed

This weekend, with glorious weather that wouldn’t be amiss in the heights of summer, Jane and I have been doing some work in the garden. My particular task was creating a border to redefine two of our raised beds into … Continue reading

Tuesday 17 April 2018
by Wulf
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Going to Seed

Most of the tomato seedlings I planted have germinated now, or at least the ones I saved myself. To be fair, the commercial packets were well past their sow-by dates so I’m not going to be too surprised or disappointed … Continue reading

Saturday 14 April 2018
by Wulf
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Down to the Garden Centre

After a week of constant cloud, frequent rain and low temperatures, today has sought to reset the balance towards the summery end of spring. This afternoon, after attending some of the fascinating lectures at the University of Oxford’s Natural History … Continue reading