Tag Archives: gardening

Day 247: Goodbye Silver Birches, Hello Opportunity

In yesterday’s post, I expressed my sadness about the plans to cut down the two silver birch trees in our garden, to allow the space for my husband to come up with a new design that we are all happy … Continue reading

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Day 231: Clothes Shopping, and Repotting the Geraniums

I felt so refreshed when I woke up this morning. I checked my fitbit app and it showed deep sleep of 1hr 28 mins and the other stats looked good too. It might have something to do with the fact … Continue reading

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Day 220: Tidying the Garden Ready for Family to Visit

We have some of my husband’s family coming over tomorrow: mother-in- law, sister-in-law and five nieces. I said that I’d prefer not to have to cook because a) I don’t really enjoy it (b) it’s going to be hot and … Continue reading

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Day 217: Repotting the Citrus Trees, and Taking Time For Me

Just over an hour ago I said to everyone in the house that I need some time to myself, so I have come into the conservatory to write this. It feels like the first bit of me time I’ve had … Continue reading

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Day 211: Decluttering Progress in the Garage… and Saving the Marigolds

I spoke to my mum on the phone this afternoon whilst I was sorting through stuff in the garage. She’s a great sounding board for me when I’m not sure what to do next (I was just shuffling things around … Continue reading

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Day 187: A Busy Sunday… Decluttering, Washing, Gardening and Cooking

I’ve been a busy bee today clearing more clutter in the spare room; doing the washing; mowing the lawn, and cooking dinner. It made me think about how much I juggle in one day. Spare room clutter I decided to … Continue reading

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Day 168: First Geraniums Buds, and a Tidier Dining Room

I planted some geranium seeds at the beginning of lockdown and I was so happy to see the first bud opening up today on one of the plants that the seeds produced. Dining room and general kitchen clutter After I’d … Continue reading

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Day 165: More Indoor and Outdoor Plants, and Dinner in the Garden

I woke up quite refreshed after the second night sleeping in the tent in the garden. It was quite nice lying there listening to the birds tweeting. I then enjoyed my breakfast in the tent until a house fly took … Continue reading

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Day 161: A Symbolic Photo From My Walk This Morning, and More Progress Made

Onwards and Upwards I’m unsure if I took this photo crooked, or if the fence that I walked past on my morning walk was actually like that. I was about to delete the photo, but stopped because I felt that … Continue reading

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Day 160: Hedges and Ivy Had a Really Good Cut Today, But They Left the Bird’s Nest Intact

Another job done that I didn’t have to do myself. I’m slowly learning that I can’t do it all. Dan the hedge man and his helper did a fantastic job cutting our hedges and ivy today. Here they are all … Continue reading

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