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A Seed is Dropped…

Charity…? Volunteering – ?

“I can’t afford to do something for nothing!”

How often have you been faced with those words? I’ve even used them myself, privately, in my own thoughts. 835 more words


Roses are Fed

First of April, very much sign of Spring now, buds are out on most plants, and the apple blossom is just waiting in the wings… 258 more words

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Spring Sowing starts

The weather is improving daily, and my itchy fingers just had to get going sowing for summer

I have an electric thermostat controlled propagator, had it for over twenty years and still going well… 121 more words

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More roses plus alpines

It has been very wet and windy lately with storm Doris going through, but bought two more Alpines for the front, from Morrison’s as usual. In pots and growing well… 91 more words

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First flower of Spring

After a few days of fog and frost the sun came out for a quick look, which enabled me to get up close to my first flower this year, a primrose in a pot at Age Concern… 78 more words

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Loneliness: from another perspective

Recently published a post on loneliness, yet felt compelled to share this one too.

Perhaps the next time we are on either side of this equation, we shall show a little more compassion for ourselves and others.


White buddleia pruning

I have a white flowered buddleia in my back garden, variety unknown because it was grown from a cutting I took from a supermarket car park, just as well I did as the parent plants have long since been grubbed up for yet more parking… 121 more words

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