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Hello bee!

It was wonderful to see a bee buzzing around the garden this afternoon!

​It was warm and sunny and with the daffodils in bloom it’s starting to feel like spring. 95 more words

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Yeah yeah yeah

I’m properly pleased with the seedlings! ​Back on 7 Feb I sowed some seeds. I’ve used a heated propagator for the first time and it’s been a nice surprise to see how quickly the seedlings get going with extra heat. 110 more words

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Well done, everyone: we've reached ten thousand comments!

I checked this blog’s console just now, and realised that we have passed a really significant landmark: more than ten thousand comments!

Counting back through the recent comments, it seems that number ten thousand was… 316 more words

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A gift from Sri Lanka

Today some very special seeds arrived, along with a gift.

A month ago, on our last night in London, I ordered seeds of the Kadupal plant, from… 112 more words

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Cuttings update

About two months ago I took cuttings from our London garden, so that my favourite plant varieties could join us in the new garden.

After the move and some freezing nights, the hardwood cuttings seemed ok… … 60 more words

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Week four: Rip Van Winkle

It’s wet!

And it’s forecast to stay wet for ages. Boo!

But, whilst it is mostly wet there were a couple of dryish hours today, so I’ve collated some components for spring flower baskets. 59 more words

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Cyclamen and settling in

Today we let the cat out for a bit of an explore. She’s not enjoying the cold much and retreated to a warm windowsill pretty sharpish. 127 more words

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