Category Archives: plants

2021

Hello dear reader 🙂 I wish you a positive and healthy 2021. Below, is an update. I tried keeping it brief. I hadn’t meant to be away for so long. When living with chronic poor health you have to prioritise … Continue reading

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Hedgerows: Dusk #2

. 24th July 2020 It was dusk and I went back to the road with the country hedgerows. They’re flourishing which is good to see. The blackberries are beginning to ripen, the chammomile made an appearance and there were other … Continue reading

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Hedgerows: Wild flowers + silver linings #1 (photos July 2014)

. July 2014 One day while coming home I stopped off on a road near my house. The wild flowers so struck me with their beauty that I stopped the car and took a few photographs. . . It’s not … Continue reading

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Decorated bug houses, seedlings, vegan-sausage pasta (photos)

. 17th July 2020 Photos I took of the newly decorated bug houses I recently got from Asda. And the kitchen seedlings of tomatoes – I really must pot them up though it’s probably too late! – and the ‘mystery’ … Continue reading

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Patio’s flowers + dogs (photos)

. 10th July 2020 Photos I took during a burst of sunshine on the patio. . . . . . . . . . . . . . * Copyright Faith McCord 2020 Story and artwork belongs to Faith McCord … Continue reading

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Potted Up! – or potted up and peed on – (photos of tea rose + blueberry etc)

  . 29th June 2020 Photos I took of the tea rose with biden flowers and the blueberry bush with miniature pansies after potting them up in lovely, new, big pots. Unfortunately, despite it being midday it was a gloomy … Continue reading

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The new bug houses arrived :D (photos)

. My bug boxes (insect houses) finally arrived! They came with my Asda food grocery delivery, I bought two. Last time they were out of stock. They’re excellent value for money £3 each. Even come with a metal loop to … Continue reading

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Ripening + blooming + emerging (photos)

. 24th June 2020 Photos I took of the ripening blueberries, the blooming of the hydrangea. And, of course, the small new potatoes just emerged from where I threw a couple of potatoes in a plant pot, late last year. … Continue reading

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In the garden (photos)

. 23rd June 2020 Photos I took on another hot day, the patio plants, John and the dogs in the garden, the update with the growing tomato seedlings (and mystery seedling). I like seeing how my little container garden evolves … Continue reading

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Garden + patio plants (photos)

. 12th June 2020 Photos I took of a fruit tree, Foxglove and garden/patio plants. Ought to be placed between the photos of the 2nd and 20th June 2020. Whoops! . Foxgloves The foxglove bells, with lolling tongue, Will not … Continue reading

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