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I’m back from spending a few days with family, and of course things to do have stacked up in the time – so here you have a tulip from our garden while I am trying to catch up!

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Our neighbour has acquired a hive of bees. It’s sunny and quite dry. I’ve “activated” (as in “soaked”) a block of coconut fibres in a plastic bucket a few days ago, to mix with soil for potting plants. These three … Continue reading

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Spring has really sprung now, and there are flowers, flowers galore in the garden. Here’s picture proof, first of the first tulips: The peach tree is also flowering nicely: … and the hyacinths are doing a good job of adding … Continue reading

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At least early spring is – as these guys in the garden stand testimony: The crocus, as usual, is the first to go bloom. The snowdrops sit in a more shady part of the garden and will need a few … Continue reading

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Late summer is a season for delights – our peaches are ripe now, the first late-summer and autumn apples are also ripening, and of course there are the Zwetschgen, this kind of plum that lends itself to baking and cooking … Continue reading

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I’m on my way back home from the fair, and while I am on the road, you are getting peaches. Or at least pictures of peaches, hanging on our tree: Though they look temptingly yellow and red, they are still … Continue reading

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When I came back from the last fair, the garden greeted me with lots of beautiful flowers, and it’s Friday, and I think you might enjoy some garden pics too, so here you go: Tulips! Even more tulips! Still more … Continue reading

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