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Seeds’ half-life.

2~9°C, bright sun. Do seeds have a half-life? This window propagator was seeded with Magnolia from an old packet. The use-by date was 2012 and about half have germinated.

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Cherry.

7C, hail showers, sun too. Started cutting the cherry tree. It’s sad to do this to a beautiful tree but it’s growing into telephone wires and I don’t want to be liable. Since its quite a big job, I have … Continue reading

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Hazel.

7°C, no wind, clear. Spring is just starting, ontime for the first of March. The garden is coming alive, and I have over 100 bulbs for a more colourful summer. After a decade, I cleared the lockup (where I keep … Continue reading

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Two buzzards picking at a swan’s corpse.

8°C, sunny, still, CA:30 Tracked ride with MapMyRide! Distance: 29.80mi, time: 01:54:51, pace: 3:51min/mi, speed: 15.57mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/view_route?r=544671779495346177 Passed a strange sight- two buzzards feeding on a dead swan near Elford. It was like a Breugal painting, one of those with … Continue reading

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