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Rain and compost

What a beautiful morning we had today. Not only sunny but also quite warm. After mowing, I decided to try and finish moving the compost. And I would have finished if the day had remained as beautiful. As it was … Continue reading

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Wet and dull…and that’s just this post

After what feels like a month of sunshine (probably a week) we’ve had torrential rain. Yesterday was awful and today was worse. Actually, I’m being a bit unfair because today started off sort of dry. In fact I managed to … Continue reading

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Jumping pup

I notìce that a year ago today Emma finally managed to jump up onto the lounge. Well, I know its not a competition but Freya has been doing it for a while now. She needs to take a bit of … Continue reading

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The plane that saved Britain

And so the rain continues. Radio 4 insists that August is always rainy but, seriously, I don’t remember one as bad as this. It feels like we’ve had about five days of sunshine and the rest has been wet. It … Continue reading

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So over the rain

Today was International Dog Day. It was established 11 years ago and I’m amazed I only know about it now. Still, better late than never, I guess. It was started in 2004 by an American Pet Therapist called Colleen Paige. … Continue reading

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0% chance of dry

I ask anyone reading this to spare a thought for the organisers of the Garden Show at Loseley Park. After rain on Friday, it also rained almost all today. Rather than three days, their enterprise only enjoyed one. I should … Continue reading

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Summer? Pah!

Today was memorable for the rain and the wind. And the drop in the temperature. It was grey and miserable for most of the day, preventing any work in the garden until very late. The puppies were a bit distressed … Continue reading

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Proper drenching

The rain didn’t stop today. It drenched the wildflower patch and liberally watered the bedding plants and roses alike. Sadly it also prevented us going for a walk. Mirinda, meanwhile, was having a ‘bizarre’ time at her conference. 360 degree … Continue reading

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All weather Chris

This morning I took charge of a rotovator. It turned up just before Chris (and new guy Gus) drove up. At the same time, Rodney decided to pop in for a visit (and ate all the dog biscuits). Madness reigned … Continue reading

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Another day

Who’d think the Hop Blossom could change so much. Today it was raining. And this is how it looked: And the rain kept falling, all day. The garden was a bit of a quagmire, most of which, Emma bought into … Continue reading

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