Tag Archives: hollyhocks

Twigs, poles and lines

Holy cow, what a lot of work. Whose idea was all this gardening anyway? Well that’s July for you. Good thing someone invented lawn furniture. I wanted to let you know how my various plant scaffolding aka arbors are working … Continue reading

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Summer doesn’t keep

I looked outside, through the glass door, and found Max asleep in the sun by the falling-over hollyhocks.  Must be July. I know what you’re thinking. ‘Those hollyhocks need staking,’ you’re thinking. Well I tried that but the immense heavy … Continue reading

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