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‘Spring itch’

Incredible how quickly the soil dries out with a little sun and a little wind! I am talking now about here at home in Cumbria  – I am aware some places have had a lot worse and are still under water..

I can feel the ‘itch’ that starts always at this time of year triggered by lengthening days and increased temperatures. I am talking of course about the ‘gardening itch’ and it’s not just me – everywhere I go I hear the same thing “I am itching to get back in the garden!” and lets face it its been a long time since the last spring! It didn’t happen last year did it? Remember the snow and frozen ground into May and beyond!
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