Gardening Year, Guest Posts, Paul Peacock - Mr Digwell

When trying to clip the hedges that have grown with no sense of responsibility in all the rain, reaching balanced on one leg on a wobbly stone wall with a pair of shears, there is a certain temptation. This temptation is to ignore all thoughts of safety and blindly try to reach too far, or stand on something too insecure or ignore the limits of our tools.

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Gardening Year, Guest Posts, Paul Peacock - Mr Digwell

Rain Wreaking Havoc – Mr Digwell

Where does it come from, all this rain? Our village has been flooded a number of times in the last month, and billions (literally) of small stones about the size of a walnut have been washed out from the ancient quarries, up on the moors and have crashed into our gardens and messed them completely. The council have been out clearing the mess for days and there is more rain to come!

All that is nothing compared to my missing my old friends this summer. Let me explain.

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