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Pam Ayres on Gardening

I switched on BBC Radio 7 purely by chance while in the kitchen this morning, and...

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27 Nov, 2009
Shirleypoppy

The Isles of Scilly and Tresco Abbey Garden (Part 1)

Now I suppose it is the time to 'fess up about my age-I've just applied for my bus...

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17 Sep, 2009
Shirleypoppy

Opium poppies (beware what you wish for!)

Last summer Jacque asked me for seed of the poppy I used for my avatar, and do you...

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10 Aug, 2009
Shirleypoppy

Hampton Court in the rain....

Anyone else out there who thought the first day of Hampton Court Palace Flower Show...

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9 Jul, 2009
Shirleypoppy

Chelsea 2009 - a bit late!

I took my daughter to the Chelsea Flower Show on Tuesday afternoon as a treat, as...

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27 May, 2009
Shirleypoppy

Winter surprises

Yesterday was cold and foggy, not a day to rally the spirits, but this morning I...

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9 Jan, 2009
Shirleypoppy

It's nearly here.....

Presents all wrapped, tree and house decorated, mince pies made (more baking tomorrow,...

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23 Dec, 2008
Shirleypoppy

Birds and other things (no flowers!)

Something Marguerite wrote the other day about Australian native wildlife set me...

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27 Oct, 2008
Shirleypoppy

What's still good in the garden at the end of the season

I've just been out to check up on what's happening-got my feet wet AGAIN-when will...

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21 Oct, 2008
Shirleypoppy

Ramblings from a Newbie Blogger

Well, I've never written a blog before, but rambling on is something I am good at. My...

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8 Sep, 2008
Shirleypoppy


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