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It has been a while since you got garden pics – high time to change that! Bees are visiting this not-real-sage plant, enjoying the nice purple flowers. Speaking of nice flowers (though not purple): Nasturtiums in full bloom. And I … Continue reading

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We went off to harvest some cherries a while ago, and together with loads of them, we accidentally brought back this guy: Which, the Internet helpfully tells me, is the caterpillar of Orgyia antiqua, the rusty tussock moth, or, in German, … Continue reading

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This day.. somehow got away from me. Or at least it cunningly succeeded at hiding the fact that I hadn’t blogged yet. There were a lot of things getting done, and with this and that and then a phone call … Continue reading

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Things happening here, in no particular order: The cat is sleeping. Well, mostly – sometimes she wakes up and goes “meow”. Sometimes she wakes up and has an itchy ear, which results in something like this: The first seeds from … Continue reading

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Even though we’ve had some snow in the past days, and it is rather cool outside again, I’m all delighted with the garden and how much is blooming there. The day of planting a few tomato plants into nice, large … Continue reading

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I’m away for only a few days, and my return is to a garden in bloom – the tulips are open, and there’s spots of colour everywhere:

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There are two kinds of distaff that I carry in my shop: the one made from straight, smooth, modern round dowels, and the kind made from natural wood. Said wood is either hazel or willow, both grown in our own … Continue reading

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