My Mazamet

Life at № 42 by E.M. Coutinho

Tomatoes and other green things


Starting the tomatoes early this year was a good idea. Some of the Russian ones are already at about an inch in diameter.

I’ve been tidying up the greenhouse.

The peonies are starting to open

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The big hydrangea by the kitchen door is dripping in buds

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and the weather today is fan-tastic

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… and the girls who spent all their summers with us in Spain (the last seven, anyway) are coming to number 42 for August! We’re thrilled! They’re the best guests of all time. They don’t need to be entertained, which is great and the dogs love them. Here’s one of them with Morgan:

Back Camera


10 comments on “Tomatoes and other green things

  1. inspiredbythedivine1
    May 28, 2016


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  2. Cara
    May 28, 2016

    The good weather makes all the difference

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  3. john zande
    May 28, 2016

    Looking great! Well done.

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  4. annasgardening
    May 28, 2016

    I love your peonies and hydrangeas…truly beautiful.

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  5. Esme upon the Cloud
    May 28, 2016

    Peonies are among my top five flower loves. (esme may be repeating myself here, and likely enough shall do again as she has a crumbling mind these days so bear with her), My tomatoes are only as far as a few flowers at present, the weather in the UK has been all over the show and I’ve no idea if I’ll end up neck high in them, or bereft. I only grow small ones, (chocolate cherry are particularly nice), but lots of them. Home grown tommys taste fantastic. *nods*.

    I envy the girls, not just for the glorious house and garden, but for Morgan too. What a sweetheart.

    – esme wishing the weather would stop pissing about upon the Cloud

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  6. The grass looks GREAT!


  7. I can’t wait to see the facade once it is repainted and the shutters painted again.
    How are the apartments coming? Are they all completely done? I am interested to know if the tenant bought a small refrigerator for under the counter top, or a free standing one.


  8. agrudzinsky
    May 29, 2016

    How little nature cares about petty human politics.

    Liked by 1 person

  9. acflory
    May 29, 2016

    The house and garden look simply beautiful, Pinky and the greenhouse…-sob- I want one!


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