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Nature Notes: March on the Balcony

The balcony’s beginning to get colour again. Aside from the pale green buds on the magnolia, and the few Pied Piper leaves poking through the soil, the cherry tree is almost in full bloom. It’s very cheery to see the blossom again. Fuji Cherry TreePied Piper M’s been quite busy with the balcony this past… Continue reading Nature Notes: March on the Balcony

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Nature Notes: October on the Balcony

Ah, October. When the clocks go back and the evenings darken. When, ideally, I would go into hibernation until spring (waking up for Christmas, of course). The weather is being especially dark and gloomy right now. Very soggy. The cherry tree, whose blossoms first inspired me to track the months on the balcony, has gone… Continue reading Nature Notes: October on the Balcony

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Nature Notes: August on the Balcony

The summer heat has definitely cooled this month, despite it beginning with a heatwave. That broke with a few fantastic thunderstorms and heavy downpours. It’s a much more manageable sort of temperature now. I’m not sure the plants necessarily appreciate quite how blustery it now is, though, especially the wildflowers. They seem happy enough, with… Continue reading Nature Notes: August on the Balcony