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Planting for the future

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Simply Beautiful – 11

The succulents known as Sempervivum, common name House Leek, come in such a vast array of colours. We grow dozens of different ones but recently bought a new selection of six plants with a very subtle range of colours, reds, … Continue reading

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Are you sitting comfortably? Part 12 of a very occasional series.

So back again with another selection of garden seats discovered on our visits and wanderings around gardens of all sizes. Every garden however small needs one seat, but every garden deserves as many seats as the design allows. Gardens are … Continue reading

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Starlings under the Pier

Aberwyswyth on the mid Welsh-coast is a seaside resort and a very traditional small seaside town, with promenade, castle, Georgian hotels all along the sea front and a pier pointing out to sea. This pier is there for the entertainment … Continue reading

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Oh we do like to be beside the seaside! A Crazy Lighthouse

We do love to be beside the seaside and love the surprises it gives us! When we visited Burnham-on-Sea we were in for a real treat, a big colourful surprise which took us totally by surprise. It was a lighthouse … Continue reading

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Kinny’s Patch

Kinny’s Patch – a few acres of valley on the English and Welsh border – is a very special place where wildlife shares its home with a little collection of domestic animals. Kinny has been a friend of Jude, the … Continue reading

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The one that nearly got away! – My Garden Journal in November

Imagine my surprise when checking back through my list of posts to find my Garden Journal for November still waiting to be posted. It nearly got away but here it is. Better late than never! Imagine we are back in … Continue reading

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