Category Archives: in the garden

hibernating

I confess I’m still not quite happy with the way things look around here, even after all my redecorating. However, I am bored of tinkering for the time being and have decided ‘good enough is good enough’ for now. I … Continue reading

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the cost of growing food in a small garden

Last year I decided to see if my feeble attempts at growing food in our small city garden were actually saving us any money. You can read the original post here, and a May update here. I kept track on … Continue reading

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growing

With the garden under several inches of snow, my mind has turned to what to do when it’s all melted. I do so love this time of year for hatching plans and forming schemes. So here I am on the … Continue reading

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snow!

Merry Christmas! As predicted, it was a lovely quiet day here. We opened gifts, spoke to family, and pottered around slowly making dinner, then pulled on our boots for a late afternoon stomp around the woods (with a quick visit … Continue reading

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my garden, myself

I haven’t talked about the garden much lately, not because I haven’t thought about it (because I have, oh so very much), but because I haven’t been out there much and I feel a bit guilty. It’s been nagging at … Continue reading

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august in the garden

I am sulking. I’ve looked everywhere I can think of, and I still can’t find my camera. I’ve upended drawers, rooted through bags and coat pockets, and even took a grumpy trip to the community allotment in a thunderstorm and … Continue reading

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picture amnesty

Every now and again I find myself with a whole pile of photographs that I’ve meant to post and not got round to. Rather than chasing my tail and trying to find time to tell you all about them, I’m … Continue reading

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