Monthly Archives: June 2013

first strawberries

first strawberries from hanging basket

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Fruitful Developments

Despite the lack of sunshine, there are now some signs of fruit beginning to ripen. Some tantalising strawberries are reddening in the hanging baskets (the ones in the ground are still quite green, though prolific, in amongst the jostling raspberries, … Continue reading

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Seedlings or Weeds?

In the rose bed, of the 3 verbena bonariensis bought from Wisley last year, one is putting up nice new growth, one is definitely a goner and one might just be feebly coming back. So I had been thinking of … Continue reading

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rain, slugs & a present from Rosie Rose

So, despite the rain and the cold and the slugs… the beans are in. As are the tomatoes, florence fennel, courgettes, squashes and lettuces. Also more lettuces and a new row of celery, courtesy of my friend Julia. In fact, … Continue reading

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