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Fuchsia – changing colour

The biggest fuchsia still has some beautiful flowers, but the leaves are changing colour quickly now.

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Orchid

I’m feeling a bit better today, though still not at my best, so I’ve been having a quiet time. This is quite a small and delicate orchid, but just at the moment I think it is the best it has … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes

I’m still working on the wiring of the new train layout, though the track power and the point motors are now in position. Still to be done are the leads to the point switches and a light. I’ve really not … Continue reading

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Blue sky and magnolias

Nearly all the leaves are still on the magnolias, although those on one of them are beginning to change colour. Once they do fall, it will be a big job collecting them, and by that time green collections will have … Continue reading

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Covered in flowers

It only seems a few days since I posted a photo of the first flower to open on this cactus, and now it is in full flower, and looking very spectacular.

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Freshly planted

Normally my gardener comes on a Wednesday (alternate weeks), but due to the very poor weather forecast for tomorrow, this time he came on Tuesday. The tomatoes are now gone, as are the fuchsia and geraniums, but some violas have … Continue reading

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Visitors

A GWR railcar passes the farm. There seem to be visitors at the farm (2 cars) and some more workers and other small details fitted recently.

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Calendar candidates

I’ve started trying to find some images I could use for a calendar for 2021 – not easy, as I’ve only left the house and garden once in the last 8 months!

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Early opening time

This is the first flower to fully open on one of my C* cacti. All the cacti are covered in buds, though this is the most advanced one.

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Planning

The initial planning of my new layout was done on a PC using Anyrail, but as usual I find that when I have a real board and track then some modifications to the plan take place. This photo shows some … Continue reading

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