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I’m following a tree for Loose and Leafy @LucyCorrander #treefollowing Part 10

It was inevitable that something would happen between then (my last post) and now (the first week of December); even allowing for the mild weather due to climate change, the trees still have to do their thing and strip, losing … Continue reading

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I’m following a tree for Loose and Leafy @LucyCorrander #treefollowing Part 9

There’s not a great deal that has happened to my apple sapling since Part 8, mainly due to the rather unusual weather we have had during October. With n’er a sign of frost on the grass or that beautiful dusting … Continue reading

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I’m following a tree for Loose and Leafy @LucyCorrander #treefollowing Part 8

We’re two thirds of our way through Lucy’s #treefollowing blog year which means my tree has reached a horticultural milestone. Why? You may well ask; and I will tell you. After a somewhat, for royalty (it’s a Royal Gala), ignominious start in … Continue reading

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I’m following a tree for Loose and Leafy @LucyCorrander #treefollowing Part 7

Autumn: a season of mists and mellow fruitfulness and there is no doubting 2014 will go down in the horticultural history books as a blooming marvellous year for everything that grows and/or bears fruit…unless you happen to be a little apple sapling … Continue reading

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I’m following a tree for Loose and Leafy @LucyCorrander #treefollowing part 6

My apple sapling is as much a part of my son’s history as the adorable little handmade boots and teddy mobile a very good friend from Denmark gave me. Apparently the boots are a Danish tradition and will bring good … Continue reading

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I’m following a tree for Loose and Leafy @LucyCorrander #treefollowing part 5

My little apple sapling…just about 3 years younger than my eldest son who found such immense pride and excitement planting his apple pip all those 11 years ago…is suffering a similar fate to my teenage son. Although it has to be … Continue reading

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I’m following a tree for Loose and Leafy @LucyCorrander #treefollowing Part 4

What is about children and saplings? You feel you have to watch them; keep a beady eye on them all the time to make sure they don’t get into mischief, sometimes doing it sneakily so they don’t know you’re watching … Continue reading

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