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Planning Flower Beds

Now that the weather is – for the most part – becoming more spring-like, I’ve seized the opportunity to make a start on some changes to the flower beds in the vegetable garden. It’s been about two years since the … Continue reading

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Is it a bird?

…is it a hat? No, it’s a leek flower! We didn’t get around to eating these leeks that were planted last year so they’ve sat in their raised bed growing away merrily. Once I saw the minaret-like buds forming, I … Continue reading

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Coming Around to Dahlias

When we were first planning our cut flower beds in late 2011, I recoiled in horror at the suggestion that I might want to grow dahlias. For me, they smacked of competitive growers and gaudy planting schemes, and I just … Continue reading

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