Marjorie Harris: A life in the garden.

It is Christmas

MERRY CHRISTMAS??????????? Oh how I love this day.? I spend time looking at the garden which is delightful:? enough snow but lots of space out there for birds to swoop in and still get berries and seeds.?I have the luxury of a kitchen to myself and a radio turned full...

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sort of getting to be Christmas

I have derelict in my duties this week because like everyone else I got caught up in the Christmas pressure. You wonder why we do this to ourselves and then comes a day like this. I Hear Music is playing fantastic versions of Christmas Carols and Robert Harris in his...

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Snow damage

I am not a completely stupid person, and I am compulsive but this a.m. it was a toss up as to which aspect of my personality was driving me. I was taking pictures of the garden bathed in snow and glittering sun to replace the now-inappropriate autumn picture above.?When, through...

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street trees

After talking about the whacking down of the neighbour?s giant Norway maple yesterday, I got a call from Valerie another neighbour who was just as upset as I was. ??We need at least a dozen new trees on this streets and I can get us some trees from the city.? Let?s...

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Felling street trees

We've had scrappy snow, rain, snow, rain and? now we have ice. Just to add to the misery, the city guys are about to cut down a Norway maple. Huge bloody ancient thing that almost demolished the neighbour's house in an earlier storm. It's got to go, but my heart...

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