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Over The Top

Once Jackie had finished her recent clearing job in the bed on what was originally ‘the shady path’, the very wobbly line of the edging tiles so upset my sensibilities that today I reset them into a more pleasing curve with suitably concentric parallels. 667 more words

Outdoor order

This is the flip side to my mother’s flower-filled garden in Essex, eastern England. It’s an architectural garden, built on neat lines and angles, from the solid railway sleepers to the little shed. 45 more words

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Rain Chain During Storm

Watch our rain chain during a power storm we had!

The rain chain leads into a rain drain. It is about a 4’x4′ square edged with pavers. 95 more words


life is a gravel

life is a gravel
driveway –
words, the stones
you choose
to pave,
toss, or throw


The Day Of The Triffids

Yesterday evening, the head gardener put me right on red hot pokers. As she read my post for that day she pointed out that the plants I had erroneously given this term are actually Lords and Ladies, which are the berries of an insignificant variety of arum lily. 559 more words

Suddenly Saturday

Today has been an easy day for the SK’s. We all slept in and had a late breakfast. Mel and I went to the shop to get ingredients for a Mars bar slice, we have been wanting to bake since we moved in, but I have yet no locate all my baking tools. 124 more words