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Rustic woodwork

The Reluctant Gardener has been on a woodwork course. It was great even though it turned out to be for people with Read more..

Rustic woodwork

The Reluctant Gardener has been on a woodwork course. It was great even though it turned out to be for people with Read more..

Why I do not want to plant lilies at all (plus random garnish of pics)

I do not want to plant lilies at all.  I hate to think how those bright red lily beetles can zone in. Living  in the Read more..

Outdoor Pest Control for Philodendrons

While chemical application of pesticide is one approach to control the few pests that prey on philodendrons, this Read more..

Plum crazy

  Mr Mandy Sutter and I moved to a new plum tree last summer. The tree wasn’t the main reason for buying the Read more..

Spring is Sprung

Dad (92) is an enthusiastic custodian of old sayings and catchphrases. He inserts them into conversation with relish, Read more..

Hot bed of iniquity (or potatoes) – Reluctant Gardener Jan 2016

When a friend says she loathes January and February, it only makes me realise how much I look forward to those months, Read more..

Playing with Flowers

A friend of mine moved to the country and inherited a large and unruly garden. “How about a flower arranging Read more..

M is for meadows

I know that tomorrow is going to be a mother of a day, so time to get ahead with my M…. a day in July last year, Read more..

L is for lemons

Lemons north of Rome get wheeled out in May. Like it? Click to share, tweet and save Hide Read more..