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The spring garden has all gone to seed the garden boxes where row`on`row of potatoes greened and blossomed where peas climbed up the tall trellises And the cauliflower sheltered their heads with elephant`ear leaves beside the bolted spinach beside the … Continue reading

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On Composting

Mid`winter day of sunshine cold but not freezing The girls in the hen`house squawk the reminder Time to shovel the compost It’s the task only a gardener can really appreciate In a month last year’s shit will have turned rich … Continue reading

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