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There is nothing quite like a few stolen hours working in the garden on a chilly early Spring Sunday to make you feel heroic and pleased with yourself. The choice of task on such a day needs to be given careful consideration; this is not the time for slow and pondering chores but for those tasks that will warm you up and encourage you to stay outside just that little bit longer…. Read More

Finally, a good weekend for gardening albeit very soggy due to the endless rain we have had for weeks.  It has rained so  much that on Friday my journey to work was doubled in time due to flooded roads despite a fairly limited amount of rain overnight; it just shows how saturated the ground is. The days are starting to get longer but not enough yet for me to be able to… Read More