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Gardenwatch: September

Gardenwatch: September

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Typical weather has returned to Mid Wales with cooler temperatures, wind, rain, sun and the occasional all-four-seasons-in-one-day kind of weather. Autumn is fast approaching, but the garden is nevertheless in ... Read more
Gardenwatch: Blooming Marvellous!

Gardenwatch: Blooming Marvellous!

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With temperatures reaching into the 30s again, I’ve not been venturing too far from home these past few days. Once again, the garden has been an absolute joy so far ... Read more
Gardenwatch: July

Gardenwatch: July

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As my last Gardenwatch post was so popular, I decided to share some more videos with you. The blackbirds love using the homemade birdbath (an old roasting tin!). While the ... Read more
Gardenwatch: A New Gadget!

Gardenwatch: A New Gadget!

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One evening earlier this month, we caught a fleeting glimpse of a hedgehog visiting the garden. Suddenly, I knew what I wanted for my birthday – A wildlife camera! It ... Read more
2021 – A Review

2021 – A Review

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2021 very much felt like a continuation of 2020. The year ended in yet another lockdown here in Wales and so 2021 began in lockdown. Life felt a little more ... Read more
Busy Butterflies

Busy Butterflies

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We might be heading into autumn but summer isn’t ready to let go just yet! The sun is shining and the butterflies are loving the warmth and making the most ... Read more
Bees & Butterflies

Bees & Butterflies

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Yesterday, I spent around half an hour watching the bees and the butterflies out in the back garden. We’ve had over a week of hot, sunny weather here in Wales ... Read more
Ivy Croft

Ivy Croft

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A garden is a great place to unwind and de-stress, so when in need of a day out this past Wednesday I took a look at the National Garden Scheme ... Read more
The Garden in July

The Garden in July

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Gardens have been very important to many people during lockdown, especially me. Now that lockdown has eased and we can now get out and about, the garden is still important. ... Read more
Lockdown: The Garden After The Rain

Lockdown: The Garden After The Rain

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After weeks and weeks of beautiful sunshine during the lockdown, the weather has turned. The sun is hiding behind the clouds and the much-needed rain has come (I just hope ... Read more
Lockdown: In The Garden Again

Lockdown: In The Garden Again

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With Wales still in lockdown, where else can I go but the garden? We’ve had a few overcast days and it’s been quite windy, but in general, the sun is ... Read more
Lockdown: In The Garden

Lockdown: In The Garden

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With all the limitations that come with social distancing during this tough time, I’ve been limited as to where I can go to take photos. Thankfully, spring is now in ... Read more
Fraithwen

Fraithwen

Life, Travel
We’re coming to the end of the open gardens season now, but I thought I’d share with you a wonderful garden I visited earlier in the summer. Back in July, ... Read more
Bryncelyn

Bryncelyn

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A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to visit the garden at Bryncelyn, in the hills above Llanfyllin, Powys. I was there to photograph the garden and do ... Read more
September Bees & Blooms

September Bees & Blooms

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It might be September, but my garden is still teeming with bees (and the odd butterfly) and the flowers are still blooming. One bee I’ve noticed buzzing about is a ... Read more