Monthly Archives: March 2016

March – optimism against the odds?

There’s a lot in this blog about the weather: our gardening lives are dominated by it. Today started out a bright cold morning: blue sky, sunshine and a sense of spring in the air. A morning designed to inspire optimism and … Continue reading

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International women’s day in the garden

Sandi Toksvig in her Brighton show on International Women’s Day urged women to get out there, and be active and joyful in a mad and somewhat surreal-ly skewed world. We were …  and will be: all four decades of us.

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Seeds for spring

Yesterday was bright and sunny and for the first time in 2016 I spent the whole day in the garden, pottering and clearing. Sadly, this morning, it’s grey and overcast and we can’t do our planned garden centre visit. Time, … Continue reading

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Pot potatoes – our ‘feature’ for 2016

March 1st: it should have been a presage of spring but after a wonderful bright day yesterday, we woke up to ‘mist and murk’, wind and rain again. I cancelled the usual Tuesday workday as it was very wet outdoors. … Continue reading

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