snow

The Beast Is Back

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Our garden is not designed for snow. In the fifteen years I’ve lived at The Watch House, I can only recall it snowing four […]

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February Flowers

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It’s that time of year when galanthophiles (the polite name for snowdrop bores) start to bombard social media with images of their pearly-white treasures. […]

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Baby steps (towards spring)

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Every weekend is pretty much the same during the lockdown. A time to catch up on sleep, to read, phone friends and family, make […]

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Counting the Cost

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  I’ve been out in the garden this morning assessing the havoc wreaked by The Beast from The East and Storm Emma. It is […]

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The White Stuff

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Oh! How we love a ‘snow event’ here in England. The rare instances when the white stuff descends from the heavens used to be […]

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Snow Flurries

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Most of the country experienced snow this week. We’ve seen nothing more than a few┬ásolitary flakes here in London, and life has gone on […]

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Savage Spring

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Last night, as we lay in bed, it was almost as if a BBC special effects man was standing outside the bedroom window chucking […]

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An Icy Reception

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I’ve returned home to the seaside after three weeks away. Hurrah! It’s good to be back, but boy is it cold. In my absence, […]

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Galloping Galanthus

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Ah, the English countryside in winter. So empty, so picturesque, so unbelievably wet! We spent most of Sunday eating, drinking or curled up by […]

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Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!

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We’re a bit stuck this weekend. The white stuff came down constantly in central London yesterday, and whilst it made very little difference to […]

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Coming in from the cold

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With the first properly cold weather now on the horizon, a small gardener’s conundrum is what to save from the frost and what to […]

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