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This morning’s glory

This year I planted some Morning Glory seeds.  In the last few days the plants  have started to flower.  Each flower only lasts a day. Every morning I can go into the conservatory to see whether there is a flower, knowing that if I miss a day, I may miss the only chance to see […]

Vine trimming

We have a grape vine – it came with the house. 17 years ago when we moved in we were told it was about 100 years old, which means that it would now be about 120.  The greenhouse in which it grows it nowhere near that old, so somehow it survived the destruction of the […]