Superman at Veddw – cutting the Hornbeam Arch

by AnneWareham on June 15, 2016

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There’s got to be a better way. Permanent scaffolding inside the arch? Or would getting an extension for the tower be enough??

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Arrival of the Tower

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Being Difficult

April 15, 2016
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  We open normally every Sunday afternoon in June, July and August, and take visits in afternoons and evenings from parties of 10 or more from May to September, inclusive. So why, you may wonder, do we have a group visiting the garden today, in April? Well, basically because Send to Kindle

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Why our seats are pink

April 7, 2016
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When I first had our seats made at Veddw I had to work out what colour to paint them. I tried lots of colours and found pink kind of worked – but I thought it was weird. Send to Kindle

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What to do with a Squirrel (without getting prosecuted) by Anne Wareham

February 18, 2016
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This piece was published in the Spectator on the 21st March 2015  as the Spectator has a paywall, I have reproduced it here in case anyone who doesn’t subscribe to the Spectator might like to read it… It was published on the back of the publication of ‘Outwitting Squirrels’ which, of course, would be an excellent present […]

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Spades by Charles

January 15, 2016
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A review of a Fiskars Spade by Charles Hawes One of the few “real” garden tasks that I undertake, is to occasionally divide my hostas. I say mine because although we have hostas in several places in the garden, the only ones I give any attention to are those in what was our vegetable garden. […]

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Surprise!

December 31, 2015
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Veddw has appeared on the shortlist of an award Send to Kindle

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Anne at Hay Festival with Tim Richardson

November 30, 2015
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This is a very short post. Or a long one if you click and listen. Send to Kindle

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Finished!

November 11, 2015
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  On to the final stages – Caitriona arrives. Here is a small sample of the work she did last time for us: So, work begins on this new project, from the bottom… Send to Kindle

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The Installation of The Stone.

November 6, 2015
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Bet you could hardly wait for this. For too long we looked at The Stone in the car park and wondered if it would ever find its way anywhere else. I attempted to contact landscapers (just their kind of thing, you’d think, wouldn’t you?) but no-one was even slightly interested. But Jeff knew the man […]

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The Stone. The first part.

October 29, 2015
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I’ve spent a lot of time researching our predecessors at the Veddw, especially the squatters.  They are the first actual inhabitants of our particular bit of land that we know about and were the builders of the turf and mud hut, which was followed by the cottage which we live in. So I’ve been well […]

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