Tag Archives: gardening

Weather window…

For the past few days I have up to the proverbials in rose-thorns, leaf litter, mud and, inadvertently, the stream that runs through my son’s garden. I may have moaned about the cold and the wet, and the  sojourn in … Continue reading

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Irony…

The morning dawned clear, it was frosty and cold But the sun was ablaze in the sky… I was off to my son’s with my wet weather gear, In the hope that I’d stay warm and dry. ‘Cause I thought … Continue reading

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The stripper and the boy scout…

I stood, shivering, at the door, looking at the long expanse of pale, creamy carpet, glad that I had decided to start with the back garden. At least it is not overlooked. I began stripping off the filthy, sodden clothes … Continue reading

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Field of dreams..?

Long, long ago, when the world was still young and I was younger still, I moved into a house with a garden. It wasn’t much of a garden, long-deserted, overgrown and gone to seed, but my mind painted it in … Continue reading

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Soil of the Soul  from Chronicles of an Orange-Haired Woman!

Reblogged from Chronicles of an Orange-Haired Woman: In my garden’s soil, Flowers, fruit and herbs brighten: Rainbow-coloured hope. In soul’s wounded soil, Fear’s grey ash receives love’s seeds: Healing spreads deep roots. Continue reading: Soil of the Soul

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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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