Tag Archives: Gardening

Nearly time to get back into the garden!

              Such beautiful colours and textures. At the risk of repeating myself I love growing veg. in buckets because they can be moved around to chase the sun.             … Continue reading

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Floating into the autumn…

Floating is a bit how I’ve been feeling recently, but no I am not dangling from these strings!  ‘Chasing the Rabbit’ (my new enterprise) has been encountering a few teething problems.  I knew I would have to face changing my editing … Continue reading

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Seems to be competition in my garden

for the last rose of summer            less so for the last spider     or the biggest potato       Sunday afternoon – sorting out the greenhouse, filling holes in the grass and finishing off … Continue reading

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You haven’t written anything yet!

says the box that has just flipped up on wordpress.  OK! OK! merely distracted by downloading pics and drifting into thoughts about the meaning of life. Well it’s my birthday this week and by the way there is a poem … Continue reading

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Muddling through May

Wonderful bluebells at Nymans. Later in the week I watched a deer wandering into my eldest son’s garden. Apparently deer love to feast on roses! I went along to see the children’s parade the start of the Brighton Festival. This year the … Continue reading

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Ten years trying to make a magical garden.

           There is nothing so good as messing about in a garden. Kenneth Graham’s toad was wrong about ‘“ there is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.”.  But yes to Thomas Edward Brown ‘A Garden is a  … Continue reading

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Miss Lottie’s Allotment

       Of course the poem that follows is based on fact! My mother fell in love with an allotment in South London over 15 years or so ago and it became the highlight of her retirement. I worked on … Continue reading

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