Category Archives: annuals

Wordless Wednesday: Zinnia Sandwich

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In a Vase on Monday: All the Cosmos in a Jamjar

My cosmos have been rubbish this year with one (new) variety, Daydream, flowering from mid-June for only a month or so, but the others, all Double Click varieties, sown in February and planted out in early May, are only just … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: A Torch For the Shadows

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Ina Vase on Monday: Glad All Over

I’m feelin’ (boom boom) glad all over Yes, I’m-a (boom boom) glad all over Baby, I’m (boom boom) glad all over So glad you’re mine from ‘Glad All Over’, Dave Clark Five 1964 ( boom boom representing the base beat) … Continue reading

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In a vase on Monday: Cooler

In hindsight, I rather wish I had taken a shot of today’s vase at a slightly higher angle, to show it as I saw it when it was first made; this would have perhaps given a better idea of the … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Phew!

Phew…what a scorcher it was yesterday! Phew! What a hectic afternoon it was on Thursday! Whew! What a relief it is to have some rain today! Take your pick… On Thursday afternoon we had our only (so far) booked group … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Snip Snip Snip

There has been a lot of snipping going on around here recently, with cutting back, down or out beginning in the borders during the week but,  more excitingly, our neighbours on the hedge side had workers in the garden today … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Single But Happy

Many blooms in the garden are increasingly on borrowed time, partly in the knowledge that we could have frosts at any time (although this didn’t happen until early in November in the last two years) and partly because annuals have … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Starry Starry Night

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In a Vase on Monday: It’s the Eyes…

As has been the case in recent weeks, choosing the contents of today’s vase was not an easy one, although with two additional posies required for people or places at the same time I could at least share more of … Continue reading

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