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it is a curious fact that as gardeners, most of us clear the soil to prepare for planting. Why so? We like to prepare the soil, tidy the surface of the earth so it is presentable and weed-free, this also giving our precious plants the best chance in life. 218 more words

Piers Cooper

The hitchhiker

Camera Make: FUJIFILM
Camera Model: X-T1
Lens: XF60mmF2.4 R Macro
Exposure Time: 1/250 s
Aperture: f/8
ISO Speed Ratings: 800 6 more words


Look again - somebody's at work

With the beautiful spring sunshine our friendly worker bees are busy pollinating – hope some get round to attending to my peach and pear blossom. 30 more words


More Spring Flowers...

As I became a little carried away taking pictures of the spring colour in the Curiously, Creatively garden, I now present Part II of my spring roundup. 735 more words

Garden Projects

Planting the Flint Wall

I have finished the planting and have started adding woodchip to keep in the moisture and keep out the weeds – now the plants need to grow into the vision below! 16 more words


April 11: Garden Photo Inventory

Frost this morning. High 63 degrees F, sunny.

Here’s all that’s left of the giant block of ice that fell on one of the baby Endless Summer hydrangeas: 129 more words