Category Archives: bulbs, corms and tubers

Wordless Wednesday: Smugness

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Six on Saturday: Time to Put Off Bulb Planting

My bulb order from Peter Nyssen arrived yesterday and, like many fellow bloggers, I can now begin to put off planting them…does anybody enjoy this particular gardening task, I wonder? Actually, I don’t mind the indoor planting, and there are … Continue reading

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Six in the Coop on Saturday

The garden may not be as floriferous as it was in June and July, but there is still much to enjoy in it as there also is in the Coop, where the scented-leaved pelargoniums are putting on a pretty show … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Two Coloured Pineapple

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Wordless Wednesday: Susan Forever!

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In a Vase on Monday: Standing Under the Shoulders of Giants

I have never created a vase of such gigantic stature before, for a variety of absences – lack of particularly tall plants, tall vases and a place to display the finished article, not to mention that excessive height can be … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: What Elegant Ladies are Wearing These Days

Just over 5 weeks ago I posted a Monday vase with the first tulips of the year, tulips I had noted down on planting as ‘Elegant Lady’ but could now see were something completely different. I remembered later that soon … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Fringe Benefits

It is increasingly recognised that gardening has a positive impact on our well-being, bringing both physical and mental benefits, but what about the entertainment value? Who needs access to hundreds of television channels (or perhaps even a television at all) … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Blue Diamonds

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Six on Saturday: Wisteria in Bud!

The buds on our wisteria are swelling nicely and in profusion…but sadly I am not the only one who has noticed, as you can see from the photo above… The blame rests, I am pretty sure, on the chunky shoulders … Continue reading

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