Archive for February, 2010

It is 28 February 2010, and the world has turned

Sunday, February 28th, 2010

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First shoots and winter sky

Sunday, February 21st, 2010

Apparently enjoying the alternating sun and snow, our first showing – of garlic, Iberian Wight – breaks through. The cardoons are less happy. Cadbury Hill broods to the south, revealed by the absence of local foliage.

Not gardening

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

Eleven museums and galleries are nominated to win the 2010 Art Fund Prize, the UK’s largest single arts prize of £100,000. Traditionally the long list comprises ten, but this year eleven institutions are in the running, attesting to the high quality of applications.

Three of the eleven – the Ashmolean Museum, the Natural History Museum’s Darwin Centre, and Hampton Court Palace’s Henry VIII: heads and hearts – have graphic design schemes by Lucy or Robert.

Earth moving

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

More compost; new angles; new alignment; the lower beds conform to the Parabola’s principal axial path. The work goes on!

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And welcome, Jenny, making her mark with two long beds stretching from the path’s dog-leg to the south wall:

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