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Valerie J
Suffering from Google Plus and Blogger mania!
Suffering from Google Plus and Blogger mania!
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MAKING A BEAUTIFUL VIEW THROUGH A KITCHEN WINDOW
For me, the view through the windows of my home are as important as having a beautiful garden.  I believe that with a bit of trickery, almost anyone can have a lovely view even if it means simply sticking stickers on your window, affixing a bird feeder to t...

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THE WATER BUTT AND THE SOAK HOSE
It's raining today, after a dry day yesterday.  When I had my lovely little garden Room installed, no way did I want rain water from the roof pouring willy-nilly onto my garden and causing problems.  I didn't want water finding its way under the Room, nor d...

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As you know, Marco, this photograph you have shared is of my late mother (photo left) and my late auntie, taken in 1926. Thank you for restoring it for me some many months ago, but I am surprised that you have shared it and put your copyright on it, Marco, as the copyright is mine. I trusted you with an image which means so much to me, and I feel cross about that. I have the original photograph in my possession. YES, I see you have now deleted the post. Please do not claim copyright to other people's photographs!


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PHILADELPHUS 'SNOWBELLE'
It's been a lovely day today after all the rain yesterday.  The garden looks lovely with all the border plants closing ranks and keeping out the weeds.  The lawn has finally got back to its beautiful state after suffering from workmen's boots.  One plant in...

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LED SOLAR SPOTLIGHT ON SPIKE
My newly installed garden room has no electricity.  It could have, if I didn't mind someone cutting an 18in deep trench through my precious garden for the power cable, and connecting it up to the main house system.  As I shall probably use my garden room mo...

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FANTASTIC DRIFTWOOD GARDEN BENCH
I have been interested in design all my adult life and have always fancied the idea of creating wonderful objects out of wood.  It never happened.  So, when I see a fabulously creative 'objet de bois', I get wood envy.  Look at this fabulous driftwood garde...

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