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willowherb battle

It took me all day to remove a further infestation of willowherb from around the fruit cage. It’s a devil of a job as the little rosettes of green are underpinned by a dense network of tiny fibrous roots which … Continue reading

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tipping point

Every year it seems like things are never going to come right. Either my planting scheme hasn’t worked, or I’ve been chaotic or over-exuberant. Or all three. And then suddenly it comes together. There’s a turning point where everything looks … Continue reading

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