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Poppies - my favourite early summer flower 

Just a quick post about my favourite flower of this season the poppy. Theses are specifically the papaver – the perennial plant although I love the annuals and self sowen one too. 71 more words

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10 Things to Do in May

  1. Hunt Morel Mushrooms
  2. Bake Fresh Rhubarb Cobbler
  3. Get Out the Lawn Furniture
  4. Find Bird Nests
  5. Plant Garden Seeds
  6. Switch Out Winter Clothes For Summer
  7. Pick Lilly-of-the-Valley…
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Quarry Bank Mill

Just a quick post to share pictures of a spring garden at Quarry Bank mill national trust property in Cheshire and less than 15 mins from my post. 90 more words

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ORGANIC ONIONS FOR YOUR GARDEN

ORGANIC ONIONS FOR YOUR GARDEN

Onions regulate their growth by day length.  Short-day varieties grow best in the South; here in the north we grow long-day varieties of onions.   490 more words

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RHUBARB PIE SEASON

The rhubarb patch is lush and ready to pick–it must be spring.  I spent the morning baking two fresh rhubarb pies for Sunday dinner.  These golden brown, sugar-topped pies are tempting me as they cool on the counter–but good things come to those who wait!

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