Category Archives: Gardens

Wordless Wednesday: Mixed Messages


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In a Vase on Monday: Sunshine on a Cloudy Day

A mixed day, in fact, as a sunny morning yesterday gave way to a sudden short but heavy shower when I was in the greenhouse, then again as I prepared to photograph this vase, as you can see from the … Continue reading

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Top Ten Blooms in September

I have been participating in Garden Bloggers Blooms Day for about 5 years but of late have just done a blooms round-up for my own records rather than join in with the GBBD meme itself. Chloris of The Blooming Garden, … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: It All Begins Again

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In a Vase on Monday: Late Flowering Lust

Today’s vase celebrates late flowering blooms of the summer garden (without resorting to dahlias or the few continuous flowering roses), all lustworthy in their own right. Stuffed into this ‘Handpicked with Love’ vase (a gift from the lovely Anna of … Continue reading

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Just Another List

I know this bowl and the pillar supporting it are listing like the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa, but there is no need to fear as the bricks are stacked naked of mortar and are just to give me something … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: First Visit to Our Garden

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