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pampas grass move

After I’d had the idea of planting potatoes in sacks [see previous blog], I had another...

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12 Aug, 2017
Franl155

spuds in sacks

I’ve never properly planted potatoes, though once I did stick a sprouty spud into...

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9 Aug, 2017
Franl155

Overwintering 2016-17

My previous blog “greenhouse blues” describes how I overwintered plants for 2014-15...

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8 Aug, 2017
Franl155

greenhouse blues

My main problem with plastic-covered greenhouses is that eventually the frame spreads:...

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7 Aug, 2017
Franl155

tulips - various

i bought these"black tulips" but I can't remember where or when [though...

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21 Apr, 2017
Franl155

Bee spotting

Looking at photos I've taken of bees over the past couple of years, I noticed that...

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21 Apr, 2017
Franl155

front garden catchup 2014-2017

left side September 2014 April 2017 Got rid of the Californian Lilac and Berberis...

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15 Apr, 2017
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Dried flowers, and other

I had a couple of poppies turn up in my front garden, and managed to dry the stems....

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13 Apr, 2017
Franl155

molten gold sky - 170312

I'd been in my study, which always has the blinds down to keep the glare off my pc...

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10 Apr, 2017
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Pontcysylite Aqueduct

November 16, 2016. Went with my friend Ron to the Pontcysylite Aqueduct, the tallest...

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5 Apr, 2017
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wasps' nest July 2016

There'd been a bit of buzzing in one of my sheds, tiny fliers to-ing nd fro-ing. Had...

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2 Apr, 2017
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half a shed?

I'm posting this as a blog rather than a question, as I can't keep track of q's. I've...

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2 Apr, 2017
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