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March 2nd, 2020
I write this in the aftermath of storm Ciara and storm Dennis. What a difference from February last year, when we enjoyed some glorious early spring sunshine, and the year before when we were just about to experience the Beast from the East! I do hope that you escaped the storms without too much damage […]Read More
January 31st, 2020
This year we have not experienced a really cold snap. Although I guess there is still plenty of time. However, we do seem to have experienced an abundance of wet weather over the winter months so far and it is difficult to get out onto a squishy lawn and sodden flower beds without compacting the […]Read More
November 29th, 2019
As I write it is wet and gloomy outside, rather than deep and crisp and even, but Christmas is just around the corner and fresh Christmas trees are on their way from Scotland, where they are grown, to our centres… I choose a real tree for our home because it is great to bring a […]Read More
November 1st, 2019
This is a great month to really enjoy the firework colours of Acers, Cotinus and Liquidambar (the name speaks for itself) and the bright fruits of Holly, Sorbus and Crab Apple. I am not sure it could have been any wetter in October. But, looking on the bright side, provided we do not experience a […]Read More