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Pests, Ink and Red-letter days

Spring is really here. I know that because the blow-flies are appearing in the kitchen even before I’ve opened the door in the morning, and the roses are attracting the aphids in swarms.  327 more words


1 October 2016

The fruit trees are pumping and I am excited by the variety we have! A large grapefruit tree takes centre stage and next to him are two large lemon trees. 226 more words


MyPottingBench: Down Under - Chillies

There have been some gardening successes over the past 18 months.

One thing I have really enjoyed is being able to get some proper crops off the peppers and chillies. 138 more words


Late Bloomer

The blue hydrangea flowers are fading into muted purples at the arrival of autumn.

But today I saw fresh blooms.  

And maybe there will be even more. 12 more words


Seasons have changed here in Michigan, almost to the point I would like to run my heater or wish I would have blown a little more insulation in the attic. 49 more words