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15 Minutes by the Climbing Rose….

  I always find that I am fighting a losing battle trying to capture bees – especially with my antiquated equipment.   Hoverflies on the other hand are far more obliging.

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I Hate the Summer….

I know this is a very unpopular view to hold but it is true I don’t like the summer (Please excuse the hyperbole in the title.).  I really don’t like the way it gets very sticky and humid (I’m sure … Continue reading

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Don’t worry about anything…

Everybody’s got a thing that they do when it is hot: Some love it and sit out slowly increasing their chances of skin cancer; Others are a little more circumspect but nonetheless they still love the heat.  Me I’m afraid … Continue reading

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Gardner’s Daughter

Apparently the only difference between a man and a boy is the cost of his toys.  I will let others debate how true that is but I have just bought myself a new toy an d these are the first … Continue reading

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English Rose

What a pleasure it always is when the first rose of the season opens. It always seem that summer has finally arrives, even though today is a little cooler than yesterday. Over the past year or so we’ve planted a … Continue reading

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Just a quick thought – one week to go and it will be November and yet the roses in the garden are still blooming – we live in crazy mixed up times.Sent from my iPad Continue reading

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