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Not a Zombie!
Friday March 20th. 3.30pm. Hi everyone, , yes it does feel as though we have dropped into the pages of a dystopian novel doesn’t it? So, in these rather isolating times, I have decided to resurrect my online presence and … Continue reading
New Year’s Day 2019
A china-blue hard sky with the sun running low across the Cleveland hills. We are walking the spaniel Phoebe on the old railway track above Rosedale, as far as David can tolerate it with the chronic pain which has accompanied … Continue reading
Resurgance of my gardening Blog!
Hello world, after at least four years I have decided to reopen my blog “Mrs Garnett’s Garden” or mrsgarnettsgarden.com, to share the comings and goings, doings and adventures in our new garden just south of Pickering, North Yorkshire. We moved … Continue reading
A little pickle business
I decided to take my own little chutney making enterprise, which I sell on the front wall in fine weather, up a notch or two. I took the online course for food preparation, (Takes about an hour online and £12.00) … Continue reading
Candle in the greenhouse
We’ve just emerged from the wettest April- early May on record, into bright blue, but frosty Spring mornings. Chatsworth Horse Trials which were to have been this weekend have had to be cancelled as much of the grounds are almost … Continue reading
Seed time and Spring greens.
The spell of really mild weather we’ve been having here in England has encouraged me to sew my peas and broad beans, and to plant out the broad beans I had brought on in the greenhouse. The central plot of … Continue reading
We had standing room only in Church yesterday, ran out of service books and hymn books, more than a hundred people took communion and a further sixty went up for a blessing, and the reason for this? Well apart from … Continue reading
Froggy would a-wooing go . . .
We have a small pond in our side garden. It is overhung with trees and less than a metre across, but the other morning it hosted a veritable lovefest of frogs. I heard the rumble of croaking little voices at … Continue reading
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Venus and Jupiter are so close they could hold hands in the western sky just now, and look beautiful. Apparently they are actually five times further away from each other than Earth is from the Sun, but that doesn’t matter. … Continue reading
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Big Game Hunting
March 14th On the subject of livestock, I was thinking of keeping rabbits. Apparently a rabbit produces a cubic metre of droppings a year, which would activate a huge compost heap. But our last rabbit, Lucy, was eaten by a … Continue reading