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Friday Photo: Thistle

Friday Photo: Thistle

8 Apr, '1113 Comments

I never for once thought that the thistle would grow in my garden. I thought they’re more of a colder weather plant, being the first time I came across it was in the north of Scotland! But not only did it survive, it actually flowered this week! I’m so happy… Have a wonderful Friday my […]

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Aloe patch

Aloe patch

12 Jan, '110 Comments

  The aloes are doing very well in this patch and as you can see, when they flower they add a really nice colour and texture to the area too.

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Birds welcome!

Birds welcome!

8 Jan, '110 Comments

I put up a couple of bird houses in the front garden this morning, in view of one of our favourite chilling out spots. I hope they get made use of, especially by ‘Flitty Fred‘! (the Graceful Prinias which have made our garden their home, very sweet!)

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Lawn repair in progress

Lawn repair in progress

7 Jan, '110 Comments

Last week, the lawn was a disaster, looking like almost a desolate muddy lunar landscape than a proper lawn and I resolved to do something about it. I did. But although that the ants are still around (the bastards!) at least with the spreading of five kilograms of ryegrass seed, the results are already astounding. […]

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Lawn Problems, sorry Gaia, I had to give up

Lawn Problems, sorry Gaia, I had to give up

31 Dec, '100 Comments

I’ve succumbed. But before I go on, have a look at the state of my lawn now: and this is how is used to look like just 3 years ago: Can you imagine my distress every time I walk into the garden now with the images of how it used to look like firmly in […]

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