Category Archives: art in the garden

Wordless Wednesday: Hare Today, Hare Tomorrow

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Rambling Outwith the Garden, Again

As promised, we have had another night away in the campervan, disguised on this blog by advance scheduling of posts, and with a bit of juggling put together an itinerary of three gardens on the first day, and a more … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Windfalls?

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Six on Saturday: 70 Days of Sculpture for RHS Harlow Carr’s 70th

Joining Jon the Propagator for Six on Saturday

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Wordless Wednesday: A Breath of Fresh Air…is All That is Needed

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Catching Up: You Might Want to Sit Down With a Cup of Tea…

Having been left unexpectedly vehicle-less this morning and my usual Friday morning activities curtailed, I shall take the opportunity to catch up and report on our garden openings and our visits the following week. After all the preparations, the hustle … Continue reading

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Itsy Bitsy Six on Saturday

I am starting with the above photograph for the benefit of our Six on Saturday host, Jon the Propagator, who has been disappointed that the lower branches of his wisteria have not been flowering. Our wisteria is trained over the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Picture Perfect?

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Gatherings of Gardeners

Kate of Barn House Garden talked recently about receiving the promotional material required for opening her garden under the rebranded National Garden Scheme; on Sunday, The Golfer and I attended the Staffordshire, Birmingham and West Midlands ‘county’ lunch (although technically … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Precious Gems

Since last Monday I had spotted some new treasures, having been taken by surprise by the flash of yellow of a few sprigs of winter jasmine, Jasminum nudiflorum, and a blush white single bloom of Viburnum tinus, both begging to … Continue reading

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