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Some times you have to listen to people when they are giving you advice and you also have to listen to your body when it is protesting.  I haven’t done either very well recently.  Consequently, by the end of Saturday I was completed exhausted and my body ached all over.  I suspect a two day trip to Plymouth to see my youngest son’s end of University design show driving for 3 hours… Read More

Today, St Swithin Day, has been dry so I am very hopeful that the tedious rain will be behind us.  I don’t actually mind the cooler weather but it is getting frustrating not being able to get jobs done and enjoy the garden.  I thought I would start with a  smily sunshine plant – Anthemis tinctoria ‘Sauce Hollandaise’. I, and the pollinators, am really enjoying the Cephalaria gigantea or Gaint Scabious.  It… Read More