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Meet Pearl

When we first saw “A Man Named Pearl” on HGTV a couple of years ago, we knew if we got anywhere near Bishopville, SC, we had to visit. 460 more words


Big Harvest

When purchasing nut trees usually they are a long term investment. In most circumstances nut trees can take up to 5-7 years to produce their first set of nuts. 194 more words


Late Witch Hazel

Our Witch Hazel seems a little behind this year, but it will soon be coated in yellow flowers.


Time to go a'Wassailing in Addiscombe Railway Park, Jan 30

The community orchard in Addiscombe Railway Park will be staging their now traditional (this is the second year) Wassailing ceremony this Saturday, January 30.

Based on ancient pagan fertility ceremonies, the event will include traditional wassailing songs to wake up the trees in the orchard from their winter slumbers, get the sap rising  and bring a fruitful harvest for the coming year. 167 more words


My new favourite tool

This week, I discovered a new favourite tool. I am sometimes a bit fickle and depending on the time of the year, I always seem to have a different favourite. 768 more words


Gardening for the Soul

I don’t have many memories of time spent just me and my mother when I was child, but most Sunday mornings we would make a cup of tea, and usually in our dressing gowns we would walk around the garden. 938 more words


Little Helpers

Since having children I have always used them as an excuse for not really getting anything done, that they’re always distracting me, needing me, ruining things as I try to do them. 402 more words