Monthly Archives: November 2019

My Gardening Month 25th November 2019 … Olive Oil is for ears !

November has been a savage month in the garden here , rainy , depressing , wet and fallen leaves everywhere and I have had to kick myself some days just to go out and do essential tasks … valium anyone ?!! Of course the leaf colour is fabulous at this time of year but the older I get the more I enjoy autumn colours from inside a window and I am not choosy that it be it from the house or from inside the car ! Still the sight of a birch or maple tree in full autumn colour is stunning and as I write in late November our single […]

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My Gardening Week 31st October 2019 … Don’t bring me back living under a tarpaulin in Jaipur

There is always for me a touch of sadness as October comes to an end in the garden as from now on trees and shrubs as well as plants are shutting down for the winter having given their best shot throughout the spring and summer … but nothing stands still in the garden and November is the time to prepare plants such as gunnera for the frost and cold and of course we can start the hard pruning of the willows so no time to sit back !  October colour in the garden I was looking through my web page on the pots we have in the garden going back […]

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