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Dig For Victory!

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Has it really only been one week since Dan and I took on our allotment? Time has flown by. It feels like we have […]

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Plant Profile: Lilium ‘Whistler’

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This spring I potted up more lilies than ever before. My intention was to bridge that awkward gap between the tulips fading and the […]

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The Watch House in Early May

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I’m a little bit stuck at the moment. I don’t so much have writers’ block as writers’ constipation; that is, lots of posts backing […]

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Getting to Grips with Hardy Orchids

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I can see a new addiction coming from a mile off, so on the whole I steer well clear of orchids. Over the ages […]

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Camellias: Harbingers of Spring

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Spring arrives a little earlier in Cornwall than elsewhere in England. The far South West is blessed with a mild, maritime climate which ensures […]

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Advent Thought For The Day: 16

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December 16th: Sea Air and Sunshine Last night it blew a hoolie. I know because I had to go out in it to collect […]

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Advent Thought For The Day: 15

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December 15th: Poinsettia On at least five occasions this month I have strayed over to the fresh flower section at my local supermarket, picked […]

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Advent Thought For The Day: 14

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December 14th: Keep Dancing I’m now comfortably over the halfway point in my advent adventure. As is my wont, I blundered into it without […]

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Advent Thought For The Day: 7

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December 7th: An Englishman’s Home is his Castle. I have been away for five days and I can’t wait to get home. The more […]

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Advent Thought For The Day: 5

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December 5th: Let There Be Light During the next month or so, those of us in Northern Hemisphere will be experiencing our darkest days […]

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Advent Thought For The Day: 1

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December 1st: Stop Complaining I’ve set myself a little challenge for December; to post a thought each day accompanied by a photo representing the […]

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