Category Archives: garden

This month we said goodbye to a large pine tree in our garden. It was a decision I felt torn about right up until the morning that the tree surgeons arrived, but I’m relieved to say we are delighted with the results. The tree was about 30ft tall and had completely outgrown the spot in…

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Our July update is a little late but I’m determined to keep a record of our evolving outside space as this year has already been a significant one for changes and we have a few more lined up over the coming months. But first a look at what’s in flower in our garden. We still…

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Over the last few summers we’ve made various attempts to grow vegetables in our garden. The first summer in our house we had a complete disaster when I planted out dozens of tiny little plants I’d nurtured from seed in our raised bed and then saw them obliterated overnight by the local wildlife. The next…

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A couple of months have flown by since my last garden update and I wanted to post again to ensure I keep a record for myself of how it is developing. We’ve owned our home for 7 years, but only had the opportunity to work on the garden since we moved into it 3 years…

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As another season of growing begins I am hoping to look back on this summer as being the year we finally took control of our garden and made it ours. What a journey it has been since we first set eyes on this house 8 years ago. We’ve felled four trees, refenced almost the entire…

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Hello. I'm Clare.
I'm a mum of two & a freelance content creator. I live in the Sussex countryside by the sea and this blog focuses on creative family living through photography, design, crafts and interiors. Read more

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