Tag Archives: spring

29 May 2017

I’ve got August grass. Until last week it was green and fairly lush. But it’s now four weeks since we had even a drop of rain and my thick crop of well tended spring green stuff (you can’t really call … Continue reading

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18 April 2016

  No matter what the days are like – and most have been middling-good to superb – in this April that feels like June, the evenings are always special: clouds part, winds drop and the whole landscape explodes in a … Continue reading

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21 March 2016

There’s something very special about whole days spent in the garden in March. You know that tomorrow there might be hail. It might even snow. The temperature is quite likely to drop by half. But there you are, out in … Continue reading

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16 March 2014

This evening I came in from the garden at 6.40. It never fails to take me by surprise, how one moment we’re keeping the cold night out by closing the shutters soon after four, then the next we’re feeling the … Continue reading

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17 March 2012

Springy things are happening all around. But this loveliest of seasons is having its usual effect on me: wiping me out. Of course it didn’t help my depleted energy levels that today I opted for the horribly ambitious job of … Continue reading

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