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Try as I might, I just could not establish any sort of theme for today’s Six on Saturday, the meme kindly hosted by ruminating garden blogger, Jim, so it’s a real itsy bitsy hotchpotch, starting with the first primroses blooming, … Continue reading
This week’s surprise appearance of a fully clothed ‘Jelena’, seemingly triggered by several days of relatively mild temperatures, has encouraged me to cut a generous number of stems (albeit low-growing or crisscrossing) for today’s vase. This is one of my … Continue reading
So this is Christmas And what have you done Another year over And a new one just begun And so this is Christmas I hope you have fun The near and the dear one The old and the young A … Continue reading
With Christmas ‘out of the way’ and rather milder and drier weather, I have easily spent more hours in the garden this last week than in the whole of the rest of December put together, systematically ticking off a number … Continue reading
Since 2013 I have been conducting a count of blooms on Boxing Day or thereabouts, the totally varying greatly depending on the weather. Following an especially bountiful year in 2020 when many flowers were well ahead of themselves, last year … Continue reading
With very best wishes to all my blogging friends and anywherever you are and whatever you are doing at this tail end of the year. Thank you for your continued friendship and wishing you health, happiness, joy and good gardening … Continue reading