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Hooray for nettles, thistles and docks

and because of them hooray for ever more butterflies. This summer I have seen more butterfly species in the garden than in any previous year.  Whilst none of them are rare I am delighted by each sighting.   Counting actual butterfly … Continue reading

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Summer time ….

….. and despite the largely cool, cloudy and damp weather the garden is singing to me. We have eaten the offerings of the berry and currant bushes. The tree fruits are ripening on their as yet slender boughs.     … Continue reading

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