30 April 2012

The last 24 hours in pictures. 'Its the difficult ones that are worth the raising.'

What a difference a day makes! This was the gloomy picture last night.
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And today I am gardening in bright sunshine…

Accompanied by creatures big (Tim and Spot the dog)…
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and small..

I have been weeding these… their determined tap roots come out more easily than usual thanks to the saturated ground
and I am replacing them with homegrown scabious, vetch, ox eye daisies and autumn hawkbit.
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so that in high summer, they will add to the meadows on the terraces.
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This teenage weather is exacting and challenging, producing no visitors while the garden looks perfect. But, as a wise person once told my despairing mother ‘It’s the difficult ones that are worth the raising.’

Just remind me I said that the next time water floods the shop, the office, the gardens….

1 comment:

  1. I can't believe the water's gone so quickly! I love that quote about teenagers - most comforting indeed!


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