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Episode four, I lose my temper

So here I was, tired of righting upside houses and clearing poo off of my beach. To be fair, it is in the garden and the cats probably thought they had carte blanche to dig where they pleased. 164 more words


Getting off (B)lightly

I made green tomato chutney the other day, after noticing the telltale signs of blight appearing on the stems of the tomatoes and making a snap decision to harvest the lot before it could ruin them all. 603 more words


First blog post

Do you know that feeling of complete zen when the sun is warming your skin so evenly, so gently, that you honestly forget whether or not you shaved your bikini line? 419 more words


Business Success with the Best Mowing and Gardening Franchise

A passion for gardening and the love for the outdoors can well be turned into a successful business opportunity. How? By buying the best mowing and gardening franchise that will not only lead your business to success but also allow you to indulge in your passion. 428 more words


Curiosity killed the cat, satisfaction ... was not so tasty

I can’t remember how I came to have passion flower seeds (Passiflora caerulea) to sow, but inevitably I sowed them and a great many germinated. 485 more words


Competition for the flowers

Hickory and I were doing some butterfly watching on a lazy afternoon this week.

We noticed these insects take every opportunity they can to feed, and we assume this Pearl Crescent butterfly was happy to find one Butterfly Weed in bloom when the rest are just buds. 54 more words

Backyard Habitat

Watering Your Garden Whilst On Holiday!

I would like to start this post by stating that I’m not the best of gardeners or even the most successful, however I do like to have nice plants and flowers to look at during the summer months. 245 more words