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Fox Holes

Why, you may be asking yourself, have our local foxes suddenly developed such a mania for archaeology? The grassy areas of the garden are full of little and not so little inspection trenches.     The answer lies in the … Continue reading

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Not a Good Week

It’s not been a great week here at Abbey Court. First bike wheel thefts and now this. I don’t know who was responsible for this damage to the wall, but I do hope they have fessed up and are going … Continue reading

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Compost Conduct for the Good of the Planet (and Abbey Court)

There have been some concerns recently about the way some residents are using our compost bins. I suspect I am not the only person to remove household rubbish, slices of bread and other cooked food that has been left there. … Continue reading

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Growing the Garden

There’s a grow bag in the garden as yet unplanted. I am not sure everyone knows that it is for anyone who wants to plant something in it. Ricardo, Isabella and I have already started growing herbs, courgettes, tomatoes, chilli … Continue reading

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Do you use the garden now?

That’s the first question on the questionnaire, and even something as simple has caused some people to ask for clarification about what is meant by ‘use’. So maybe it should read How do you use the garden now? For some … Continue reading

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Garden Questionnaire

Before we meet to talk over our ideas for the garden, here is a questionnaire to help focus our thoughts. It was devised by a gardener in another part of the country who has experience working with set ups like … Continue reading

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