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August fruit updates

Thought it was about time I showed what the recent sun has helped move along A juicy...

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13 Aug, 2019
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Temptations

Out goes my resolve, e mail from T & M, all seeds for quid a packet offer. Looks...

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27 Jun, 2019
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Rain stopped, time for a look at the garden

I know we down here longed for rain, it came in the end, buckets of it, proves the...

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16 Jun, 2019
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Fruit updates

Time for a progress report My climbing French beans are now well under way, just...

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29 Apr, 2019
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Judas tree at Easter

Very apt this time of year, my Judas tree is now in flower Grown from seed about...

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22 Apr, 2019
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Figs looking good

I have two figs in my garden, variety is Brunswick, they came for Lidl / Wilko so...

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20 Apr, 2019
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Apple pruning result

In my garden is an apple tree that I've had it about 35 years, sold to me as a Golden...

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19 Apr, 2019
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Pears promise?

Nice and sunny, quick check and the pear, Doyenne Du Comice is now in blossom. I...

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10 Apr, 2019
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Visit to Hiller Gardens near Romsey

A short walk around Sir Harold Hillier gardens, near Romsey, owned & run by Hampshire...

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7 Apr, 2019
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Gooseberry, bush to Standard

There was a gooseberry bush in my garden, variety unknown, very thorny, and in need...

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3 Apr, 2019
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Fritillary open now

These have opened up in the warmth, fritillary, growing in dappled fairly dry shade. Once...

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30 Mar, 2019
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In today's sunshine

Another lovely Spring day to enjoy the early blooms I just wish my garden was large...

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27 Mar, 2019
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