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My Gardening Week
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Out And About

I’m thrilled to be able to finalise what I’m going to do, but as yet I’ve no real intention of doing much, except in my head.

My Gardening Week
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That’s A First

A garden centre visit was squeezed in at the very last moment, without advance planning.

Special Events
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There Will Be Flowers

Right up to the seventies or eighties, folks didn’t really have gardens. Any small plot of ground would likely have been used to grow potatoes and vegetables.

Special Events
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Little Christmas Day

The circles of women around us weave invisible nets of love that carry us when we’re weak, and sing with us when we are strong.

My Gardening Week
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Frightful

I’m tucked cosily inside, my chores for the day are done and I think it’d be a good time to break open the Kindle.

Special Events
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Jingle Bells

I’ve surfaced just in time to wish all my friends and gardening acquaintances a very Happy Christmas.

My Gardening Week
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Ready For Winter

Bank Holiday Monday was mild and dry, so it seemed like a good time to finish the patio tidy-up. The remaining Begonias (bar one) were

Six on Saturday
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This Too Shall Pass

Nothing cures a common cold, not even Jemeson whiskey. However, against all the odds, I keep trying for a breakthrough.

Admin
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Wordless Wednesday (Almost)

Here I am, settling in to my new blog home at GrowWriteRepeat.ie Easy to remember: Grow Write Repeat Dot IE I’ve moved from my old

Six on Saturday
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Six-on-Saturday – No Time To Die

This little conifer doesn’t look right. I’ve a feeling there’s something wrong. In fact, I’d say there’s something happening underground that’s not helping matters.

Six on Saturday
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Six-on-Saturday – Unsung Heroes

We are raising funds for Down Syndrome, but the best bit is… we start and finish at a garden centre!

Six on Saturday
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Six-on-Saturday – Could Be Anything

I knew it would happen sooner or later. On a scale of one to ten, this Six on Saturday blurb merits about one-point-five.

Six on Saturday
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Bite My Lip

My favourite chuckles are reserved for phrases that just don’t quite come out right. One such phrase today brought a smile and a chuckle!

Six on Saturday
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Six-on-Saturday – Here And There

I see me here. I see me there. The first three items below were purchased, photographed, catalogued and planted last week. The second trio have

My Gardening Week
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Here Come The Storms

MetEireann, in collaboration with UK and Dutch counterparts, have wasted no time in releasing the 2021-2022 storm names.

My Gardening Week
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In The Garden – August Week 4

The Begonias are delightful. I spent some time eyeing them up in order to decide which ones to keep and which ones must go.

Garden visit
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Six-on-Saturday – All That Blarney

Sometimes I think to myself that I’d be better off to ditch this SOS mullarkey to focus my attention on opening paragraphs for novels.