Category Archives: Lawn lounging

Tree following, April 2017

Liz’s Tulip poplar…Following on from my February post I’m happy to say that my tree has not only survived the winter here in Lexington, Kentucky but is now setting buds and beginning to leaf out.      I read that these … Continue reading

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I dream of summer sunshine…

on cold, dull and wet days like today.  On the plot that means red and yellow flowers, especially sunflowers, and vegetables such as tomatoes. Among the knee-high sunflowers Musicbox that I grew last year were these sunny ones. The red … Continue reading

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Grow something new from seed…

I was pleased to receive the 2017 Chiltern Seeds catalogue a few days before Christmas, since when I’ve been browsing through it looking at the several thousand items listed on nearly two hundred pages.   There are common, exotic, rare and … Continue reading

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I’ve mostly been sofa flying,…

I hope that everyone had a good Christmas, thankfully mine was quiet and relaxing just as I like it. I took a walk round the allotments on the mornings when it was frosty and sunny but I didn’t linger too … Continue reading

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Plot, party and home

The only colour on the plot now are the strawberry leaves. On the occasional sunny days I’m still digging out, and sieving, a wheelbarrow load of compost from one of the nearby communal wood chip bays. I’m now heaping it … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas reading!

Among the various books that I’ll be reading over the next few weeks will be several seasonal classic crime stories.   One is the mystery Murder for Christmas by Francis Duncan which he wrote in 1949.  It was the second … Continue reading

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It looks like staying dry

Many thanks for all your kind comments on my last post, and especially to those of you who sent me cards and ecards. Over on Facebook Tracey posted this picture on my timeline which made me smile.   Unlike the … Continue reading

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