Category Archives: shade gardens

Name that plant

So I went on this garden tour. It was interesting to see all the work that had gone into building water features and a great garden studio and roofed enclosures for hot tubs. The flowers were lovely and there were actually real lawns but … Continue reading

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Potatoes and lambs

Years ago we kept a little flock of about six sheep. Late one night (it always happened at night) a ewe decided it was time to give birth to her lamb. We managed to lure her into the lean-to that … Continue reading

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