Monthly Archives: May 2013

The High Line … the Greenway?

I can’t help it … wherever I go, I end up seeking out gardens. The highlight of a recent visit to New York was The High Line, a derelict above-ground railway line which has now been transformed into an extraordinary … Continue reading

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Early season queries

Though today was cold and rainy, and our gardening session had to be changed into tea-and-talk in the conservatory, things are finally growing. Gardening is starting to feel like gardening again. As we watch the plants bursting into leaf after … Continue reading

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Mid-May update … cold, wet but progressing

May started with hot weather (finally, up towards 20C) and we were worried again about keeping seedlings out of the sun and plants well watered. We even had the shading up in the greenhouse. The rain started again, though, on … Continue reading

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Community in ‘community garden’

It still delights me and makes me smile … the ‘community’ in ‘community garden’ really does exist. We’re finally getting into the swing of our Tuesday afternoon gardening sessions after ┬áthe long drawn-out winter. The weather has been warm, the … Continue reading

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Pruning plums

We had help with pruning our apple and pear trees back in the winter. Spring is now here – finally in May – and the trees are starting to bud and flower. But what about our plum tree in a … Continue reading

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