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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.

Six on Saturday
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Spoiler Alert

My wife says I’m a bit peculiar. If you’re a regular reader of Six-on-Saturday, you’re in for a mighty puzzle this week. If you’re not

Six on Saturday
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Six-on-Saturday – Just Another Six

My question of the week is: Does the industry not sell seed of AGM plants with the deliberate intention of forcing me to buy the plants instead? Is it to maintain the genetic superiority of the plants? If so, it’s not cricket, ye oul lousers!

Six on Saturday
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Six-on-Saturday – Colour My World

It’s easy to overlook a plant in decline. I’ll photograph this once a month, to savour the importance of seeing beauty after the first flush of youth and maturity.

Six on Saturday
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Six-on-Saturday – Hakuna Matata

Happy plants can survive the ups and downs of life. Not alone that, but they blossom most beautifully when the time is right.

Six on Saturday
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Dahlia Delight

February 1st 2021. Generally regarded as the first day of spring here in Ireland, the 1st of February is the feast of Saint Brigid. I’m

Gardening Week
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A Death In The Family

With heavy heart, I write of a death in the family. Fifty-eight small seedlings froze to death in the glasshouse last night. When I heard

Silent September Sunday #3

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Cheering Up My Monday

Monday, 17th August 2020. There was a passing shower just before midnight. The bad news is that it’s still passing through and the garden is

Four Day Week

There are only four days this week. You may be shocked to read that in plain text. I have decided, to realign my blog with

Tuesday’s Three Things

I took a short stroll around the dying garden yesterday before breakfast. This is something I like to do regularly and I bring a small