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Autumn chill approaches. Time to renew old

friendships which come in different forms. I opened the recipe book I made last winter,...

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18 Sep, 2017
Dianebulley

On the wall in local historian Ian Addis' grandparent's

bedroom there was a sampler which fascinated him, aged 8 which he remembered........... '...

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9 Sep, 2017
Dianebulley

Pensioners.........we are so trusting and honest............

check your fuel bills for so called 'Credits'. I was charged for fuel in the winter...

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28 Aug, 2017
Dianebulley

I begin to think now, plants bought at GCs need more

care from prevalent cold winds, and hot weather in July, in unsheltered gardens. What...

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1 Aug, 2017
Dianebulley

The gardeners who worked on Estates years ago

can teach us all something. I have 'Tales from the country estates' by John Bailey from...

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25 Jun, 2017
Dianebulley

Being a gardening fidget, and disabled by unwanted illness

I am now finding the Water Colour Crayons very useful. Original notelets can involve...

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21 Jun, 2017
Dianebulley

Water soluble crayons are available to buy singly at Art Shops.

I started collecting them last winter. Now realise they can give much pleasure whilst...

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27 May, 2017
Dianebulley

With the sudden onset of hot weather..........

I was glad I had a box of 'Coolglass' packets in my greenhouse. Years ago we used...

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25 May, 2017
Dianebulley

I have decided to be more systematic with plant feeding

this year. Every 6 weeks, marked on the calendar so I dont forget. Correct amount...

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20 Apr, 2017
Dianebulley

Thousands of people are suffering from Scalp Fungus.

This is caused by the chemicals that the manufacturers put in commercial shampoos....

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31 Mar, 2017
Dianebulley

As we gently pot up tiny plants from the garden centre

and write the label, our lifestyle is different from people who have grown up in...

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26 Mar, 2017
Dianebulley

To use hoarded garden materials needs a plan.

I had some Terracotta pots. Thought they always look very professional in some members'...

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14 Mar, 2017
Dianebulley


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