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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

Well it’s been a pretty typical Bank Holiday weekend weather-wise, we’ve had some lovely sunny spells but this was the view from upstairs on Saturday! The noise in the conservatory of the rain beating down was quite deafening! Today it’s … Continue reading

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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

Well I got what I wished for last week, some nice, gentle rain. It’s made a big difference in the garden, the weeds have shot up (well they would, wouldn’t they!) but more importantly, the soil is a lot more … Continue reading

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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

I was looking out of the upstairs window yesterday and I thought, actually, from a distance the garden looks pretty good, it’s only close up that I think ooh err!! We seem to have more birds visiting now too, so … Continue reading

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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

  It was the Harrogate Spring Flower Show last week, an annual pilgrimage for my friend and I, we always have a great day out, mooching round the stalls and ending up with more bags than we can carry! Friday’s … Continue reading

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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

It’s been a lovely sunny spring day today, great for my WI’s walking group as we walked about 5 miles round the village of Beckwithshaw, saw  these gorgeous lambs in what is probably called a garth. Before I left I … Continue reading

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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

It’s amazing the difference a little bit of sunshine makes. We’ve just had a lovely weekend, chilly mornings due to the clear skies,but lots of sunshine. I managed a couple of hours tidying up in the garden in between glossing … Continue reading

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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

It’s officially the first day of spring today and despite a few wet days, it is finally beginning to feel like spring! I had a wander round our garden today and although it is in desperate need of a tidy … Continue reading

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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

One of my New Year resolutions this year is to take a photo of the garden every day and post it on facebook. I did it about three years ago as a way of seeing what’s good in the garden, … Continue reading

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Christmas Flowers

Last Friday I had a great day at Alma House in Ripon on a WI workshop for festive flower arrangements. There were three different arrangements being demonstrated and we could choose to make two of them. We had a list of things to … Continue reading

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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

My plan to spend a couple of hours in the garden each free day is working so far (OK so we’re only one week in!) In a couple of hours I can feel I’ve achieved something without exhausting myself for … Continue reading

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