Tag Archives: gardening

Lawnmower blues

It rained,so I can’t cut the grass, I did it yesterday… While I was ill, it grew so much The small dog lost her way. I’d conjured up a strimmer thing And wrestled with the shears, My poor lawn looks … Continue reading

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Sweet briar

Now you’ve all heard the story about Briar Rose Or you might know her best as Snow White; The beautiful princess who wandered the woods Who they say was all sweetness and light. I have a complaint, she was not … Continue reading

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Melting point – #WQWWC

It was already hot, only dawn and I’m melting The sun in the heavens is already pelting I want to crawl into the fridge to keep cool I am staying indoors, I am nobody’s fool. * But in that I … Continue reading

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Gardening…?

The honeysuckle hedge has got a little overgrown, The roses have gone loopy and the lawn has not been mown, Valerian is sprouting out of every nook and cranny… And in amongst the detritus of summer, you’ll find Ani… I … Continue reading

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Colours

Some things simply give you access to joy and make the world right. I was debating whether to risk the wrists in the garden this afternoon. The sun was warm, the light just perfect, the garden messy and in desperate … Continue reading

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Urban spring

Over the past couple of weeks I have spent an awful lot of hours in the garden, weeding, planting and filling it with future delights. Not my garden, I hasten to add… mine is both very green and very untidy, … Continue reading

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The longest days…

“There is a god…” My tormentor grinned ecstatically. Though quite why he feels the Good Lord should choose to manifest proof of His existence in the tortured screams of a perfectly good hobbit, I do not know. My son, however, … Continue reading

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