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2 CommentsThursday, 14 January 2021  |  Alison
January in the Garden 2021

With renewed hope for the good health of everyone worldwide in 2021, the vastness of those words still seems a little optimistic sitting her, warm and cosy, in front of my scribbling machine, thinking about my garden, its summer flowers & veggies and plants in general.  But it has been in our gardens that the everyday tasks of sowing, growing, nurturing, harvesting and eating of vegetables and growing flowers have brought millions of us great comfort .........

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Thursday, 10 December 2020  |  Alison
December in the Garden 2020

Looking back, and more importantly, looking forward - Well, who would have thought it, we have made it this far folks.  With the current lockdown due to be eased somewhat for December, as I write, Christmas is in the running again.........

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Monday, 16 November 2020  |  Alison
November in the Garden 2020

November is that in between month when we gardeners dash out into the garden for twenty minutes before rain stops play for a while and the housework or house maintenance beckons. This year, however, with more time being spent at home, gardening and just being in a green space has become even more important to our well-being.  An inner need to reconnect with the solidness of the earth and the everchanging natural world has given us the chance to be aware of our surroundings and many of us have been able to appreciate the seasons in all their glory............

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Wednesday, 7 October 2020  |  Alison
October in the Garden 2020

I like to think of October as late summer rather than autumn. It gives me a more positive feeling, like summer is still carrying on.  But the fact is, this month sees a lot of change in the garden.  The light is more dappled as the sun becomes lower in the sky and the days and nights become cooler. It is darker a bit earlier every day and usually it’s a windier, rainier month.........

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