Category Archives: borders

A Week of Flowers, Day 4: Combinations

Today’s photograph was one of six combinations for a Six on Saturday post in the middle of May, featuring three stars of the late spring border: allium, astrantia and aquilegia. Sadly it isn’t the best of photographs but, nevertheless, these … Continue reading

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A Week of Flowers, Day 1: Really?

I was scrolling through potential photos for Cathy of Words and Herb’s annual Week of Flowers meme, and was taken aback by this shot of one of the bold borders at the end of June, as I really don’t remember … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Scraping the Barrel

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

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Six on Saturday: Another Mixed Bag

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

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Six on Saturday: Holes

When I suggested to the Golfer a couple of days ago that we ought to trim some of the ivy from the apple trees I did not expect to see so many holes in the canopy when the trimming began … Continue reading

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