Category Archives: Gardens

Wordless Wednesday: the Wreath Pleaseth Us

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In a Vase on Monday: A Winter Glow

I have recently agreed to give a talk to a garden group next year, something I have never done before and which I am quite looking forward to in a strange sort of way. The group is one that visited … Continue reading

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Round the Corner in the Coop

Chloris of the Blooming Garden asked recently if I could show her inside my greenhouse – by which I assume she meant the new lean-to one round the corner of the house, where the chickens used to be. We have … Continue reading

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In a Wordless Vase on Wednesday: a Gift

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In a Vase on Monday: Gather Ye Rosebuds

Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying; And this same flower that smiles today To-morrow will be dying.   (Robert Herrick ‘To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time‘)  We have just been away for the weekend, … Continue reading

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EOMV: Bare Essentials

Rambling round the garden this morning I was struck by how bare it looked – even Salvia ‘Neon’ seems to have hung up its clogs for the season, and that’s saying something! Apart from a stormy few hours yesterday the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: The Moon is Waxing

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