Author Archives: Carol

Roses

The roses over our arches are always spectacular at this time of year but are soon past their best. However the roses on the opposite side of the garden are a different story. We have one rambling rose which was … Continue reading

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The garden is looking lush

The garden is looking amazing after first the sun and then the rain making everything look lush. The roses are now past their best but even so I love to see them as I walk under the arches so thought … Continue reading

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Another tiny egg and Smoke is broody again

I have had to write this post in hindsight because my camera card stopped working. It wouldn’t let me access my photos so there has been a delay while I ordered another card and waited for it to arrive. Smoke … Continue reading

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Asparagus for our veg plot too

Having just found a source of asparagus for both allotment plots I decided to go back to the garden centre before they sold out and get another two for our garden veg plot. It will be lovely to have some … Continue reading

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Our second allotment plot and 60th birthday asparagus plants

As I have mentioned in a previous post the three of us sharing an allotment plot have taken on a second plot next to the first. Sometimes we have been working on one plot while T or D work on … Continue reading

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And back to chickens

I seem to have veered away from chickens lately. I thought that I should put out a group photo just to prove that the girls are still here and all doing very nicely. The best way to get a group … Continue reading

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Our rose is at it’s peak

Our rose always peaks for my birthday and it is quite spectacular at the moment. It is so beautiful. This is probably the most spectacular moment of the year for our garden and always happens for my birthday. How lucky … Continue reading

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My 60th birthday

Yesterday ( Monday 25th May ) was my 60th birthday and I had a wonderful day. A year ago my boys said that we must all get together for my 60th and being a bank holiday there would be no … Continue reading

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This and that

Over the last few days I have seen a fair sized slow worm on the path. Most times it had gone by the time I got my camera but eventually I just managed one photo before it disappeared. Our rambling … Continue reading

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A second allotment plot

The three of us sharing the allotment plot have just taken on the plot next to ours. It had an older couple sharing it with their daughter but she has now moved away and they couldn’t manage it on their … Continue reading

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