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Pruning and repotting Jade plants

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I was given a cutting from a Jade plant about 10 or 11 years ago, it was tiny, maybe a couple of inches tall and I did what most of us do and stuck it on a windowsill and forgot about it. Watered it occasionally, when I remembered. This was […]

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Christmas crafting: wrapping gifts

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This is a very early post, as a rule I don’t like Christmas things before mid december, but this is a bit of a craft make which might need a bit of time to work. Now I’ve already confessed to loving the holidays, so I thought I could safely tell […]

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Encouraging birds to visit your garden

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Over the past five years or so, bird song and seeing birds in the garden has become part of the joy of having a garden. Although we didn’t realise it at first,  it wasn’t until we noticed that we were seeing fewer birds that we acknowledged how much we enjoyed them. We […]

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Gardening: why bother?

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Because the whole point is to enjoy your garden. Every day, rain or shine, a local dog walker passes our house multiple time. If we happen to be in the front garden as she passes, she ALWAYS says the same thing to us and I mean ALWAYS. Every day.  “How […]