Monthly Archives: May 2013

Of bees, blossom and barking deer!

Summer may have arrived! The garden has really moved on this week, particularly in the herbaceous borders which despite limited colour have a wonderful lushness to them. That said, the shrubs are performing well: the first of the tree paeonies are … Continue reading

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The week the trees turned green…

(Well most of them!) The garden continues to come to life with many of our broadleaved trees now in leaf, or in the process of bud-break. The beeches on the drive take a little longer, but all around there has been … Continue reading

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When the swallows return…

Those masters of the sky, with their unparalleled aeronautical brilliance, the swallows have returned. How these tiny, light-as-a-feather birds make it all the way from Africa amazes me, but they do, and here they are, albeit a little later than … Continue reading

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