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Spring up

The sight of asparagus spears poking up from the earth is a wonderful moment in the gardening year. The tips emerge looking like something prehistoric; reptilian heads covered in overlapping scales tinged purple, sniffing the air. 213 more words

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Easter Feast

Hope everyone had a fab Easter break! We’ve had a busy time of things, catching up with family and friends, and a quick trip up to the plot today proved that we’re not the only busy bees around here. 250 more words

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Elegant Celebrations

Spring accelerated sharply last week when the weather produced an unseasonably hot and blue-skied summer’s weekend. In response, many flowering trees and shrubs erupted in floral jubilation. 171 more words

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Reawakening

The earth warms, the grass grows, and seeds begin to stir. It seems right that our blog should too.

Early April 2017 at the allotment, with tulips all aglow. Let’s go!

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Blooming Weather

Like me, I’m sure you’ve been enjoying the recent sunshine and rising temperatures.

With both garden and allotment bursting into life, I thought I’d share some of my blooming snaps. 22 more words

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I Need a Pea

This weekend, summer flirted with us all. White pasty bodies exposed themselves, ice creams were bought and people seemed a lot happier.

For me, it was all about chicken wire. 278 more words

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April Fool

The weekend was spent with Sophie’s family in the Suffolk countryside, a wonderful part of the world, and with a chance to be closer to nature, the camera also came with us.  324 more words

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