Category Archives: Garden

Busy June

Well June turned out to be a busy month with not much time to post. I took this photo at the beginning of June of our first produce from the garden that wasn’t salad related. Potatoes, courgettes, a garlic bulb … Continue reading

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And still there is no rain

And still there is no rain. In France now there are 58 departments with water restrictions including all those around us so we will be next. That’s more than half of France.  Once those water restrictions come to us we … Continue reading

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Making hay and partridges

They (whoever ‘they’ are) say you should never work with children or animals, and I think birds should be added to the list. You know I said that a partridge was never going to come and sit in your pear … Continue reading

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We’re good to you

We’re a generous couple you know, we do things so that you don’t have to. And what’s more we tell you about it so you know what not to do. Take these things that you don’t have to do because … Continue reading

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Spring is here – you can smell it

If only this was a smelloblog, smellyblog, pongyblog or whatever the word might be. It’s way too early for lots of things to be flowering, but they are and outside smells beautiful, all lilac and lily of the valley. The colours … Continue reading

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In the garden

Things are definitely growing in the garden, the garlic is well and truly up and growing away, the potatoes and onions are in, tomatoes and salad in the polytunnel. And then there are the dandelions (‘pis au lit’ as they are … Continue reading

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Spring

I love the different colours of these Primula growing in the garden.  We didn’t put them in, they were already here when we arrived, there are clumps scattered around the garden.  It must be almost spring;  when the swallows and swifts arrive … Continue reading

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