Ice and Snow and Fireflies; Garden Opening 2016

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At last. After a nearby West Welsh village, Eglwyswrw, had featured in the National Media as it closed in on the 90 year old UK record for the longest continual run of days with some rainfall recorded (held by the … Continue reading

New Life, New Tricks; Freeze Dried Mushrooms; A Symphony of Snowdrops.

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Winter will return next week, but for now we bask in the after glow of 3 dry WEEKS, and much new life bursting onto the scene. The frogs have dodged or diced with death via the heron, otters, and last … Continue reading

The Heat Goes On (Autumn Leaf Mould Energy Potential and Heating a Greenhouse With a Compost Bed – Part 5); Unintended Consequences; Looking Back, and Forward.

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It’s now over 7 weeks since I set up ‘The Reactor’, an external compost bed designed to heat the ‘inner zone’ in our 14 X 8 foot cedar framed greenhouse. Thanks again to Fiona’s patience and wizardry with Excel, I’m … Continue reading

White Blanket plus Green Teeth plus Green Tears equals Galanthomania

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My order for writing these posts seems to have developed into consistently being ….. ideas, research and taking photos, fix a title, write the text and finally upload the images. So 2 days ago when I fixed on the title, it was going to be … Continue reading

The Sun And Life Returns, Witch’s Hats, Frost Beards and Compound Interest from a Paint Brush

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Just in time to save our sanity the sun returned to this small part of Wales and reminded us of the delights of winter. It really turns our days’ activities upside down after all the greyness. Frosts, mists and the … Continue reading