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Dahlia ‘Geoffrey Kent’, Caryopteris ‘Heavenly Blue’ and white Limonium (statice) in a lead grey Prinknash Pottery jug, a tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the day of her funeral and to her son, King Charles III. Despite this … Continue reading
Every Saturday Jon the Propagator invites readers of his blog to share six pictures of things in their garden. The brief is simple, and my simple six are brief, starting with a clutch of fluffy seedheads on Clematis ‘Gypsy Queen’, … Continue reading
For many of us, the opening lines of Keats’ poem ‘Ode to Autumn’ are immediately brought to mind when autumnal colours become prevalent in our gardens and seasonal low-lying mists begin to hang over river valleys and other hollows. One … Continue reading
I have been scraping burnt-on grease stains off the Aga this afternoon, but feel I have had to really scrape the barrel for today’s Six on Saturday post, the meme hosted by Jon the Propagator. At least I can start … Continue reading
It occurred to me recently that there were a number of things in the garden that just got with things without making a fuss – and without ever appearing in a vase on Monday either – and all the contents … Continue reading
Saturday is a good day for mixed bags, as several things which wouldn’t be enough for a post of their own can be combined into one post. My contribution to Jon the Propagator’s weekly meme actually contains more than six … Continue reading