Friday, January 29, 2010

The not so humble Potato

This is well worth a read, came across it on the BBC news website this morning:

Time to rethink the potato?

Guess what? Two weeks to Potato day here.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Hedge Laying

It's pouring down today, though yesterday was rather better so I was able to make a start on laying the hedge which borders the flower garden. I don't think the birds are too impressed, despite me telling them that, in time, it will be a much denser habitat for them and other species.

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Potato Day, 13th February

We are busy planning our Third Annual Potato Day, so here is a copy of the poster, if you are miles and miles away from West Dorset, I apologise for putting the temptation before you!

A Walk in the Snow

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A walk in the Snow

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Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Anyone for a cuppa in the garden?

Still snowing, about to take the dog out for her first real walk in snow, but not till I've made sure the birds have food to keep them going in these conditions.
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Leave it to the Birds

A goldfinch claims the nyger seeds
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Too Cold to Garden, but birds need to feed

A dunnock decides which bread scrap to make off with.
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Too Cold to Garden

Sparrows busy on one of the feeders
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