Just thrice more! – 2019/13

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Just thrice more! This week: Summer sun and winter rain; Red flowered Jasmine; Just thrice more; Garden plans; Path work; Earth Hour 6O+; Week 13 of 2019 already – a quarter of the year has gone! The temperature is rising … Read More

OHIO in action – 2019/12

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OHIO in action This week: OHIO in action; Pathway; Ready, Steady, Plant; Vernal Equinox; I broke open the wall in the Top Orchard on Monday. Behind the large façade stones there are several cubic meters of small stones. Much as … Read More

Digging for Brown Gold – 2019/11

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Digging for Brown Gold This week: A country garden; Composting; Digging for ‘Brown Gold’; Future paradise; When I got the car back from the garage two weeks ago, the windscreen washer pump wasn’t working. So Sunday morning saw me removing … Read More

Bioturbation – 2019/09

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Bioturbation This week: DiY Database; Bioturbation; Corrosion; Split visit; Weather; We have enjoyed warm sunny days this week. Not as warm as the UK has had, but still warm enough to enjoy a cappuccino on the terrace every morning. DiY … Read More

Getting stoned – 2019/08

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Getting stoned This week:It’s the pits;Getting stoned;Some more history; It’s been a strange week for weather, very warm at the start and a howling gale at the end. On Saturday morning with clear skies and warm sun, the air temperature … Read More

Confucius says: When you reach bottom of pit, stop digging – 2019/07

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Confucius says: When you reach bottom of pit, stop digging This week: Stepping stones; Geology; FutureLearn; Social media; I took the car to the garage on Monday. I’ve only been trying to get the local vehicle fitter to repair it … Read More

Logging operations – 2019/06

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Logging operations This week: Logging operations; Rockery walling; Hydroponics ; Greenhouse; Climate change; Definitely an outside working week this week. We have had nice warm sunshine, even though there has been a cold Bura blowing mid week. But nothing especially … Read More

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