Category Archives: bulbs, corms and tubers

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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Wordless Wednesday: a Most Unexpected Pleasure!

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Wordless Wednesday: Little Beauties

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Six on Saturday: Love My Garden

Visitors to the garden sometimes ask what my favourite time of year is, a question I find impossible to answer as each season has its merits and I love every one of them. Spring certainly has its merits, not just … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: With the Fringe on Top

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In a Vase on Monday: Bobby Dazzler

I have mentioned the inferior hippeastrum in the Coop, which are not what they should have been, but I also have a better quality one which was purchased from Peter Nyssen and which I paid more for but is a … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Spring

I did not expect to be showcasing tulips in a vase on the last Monday of March, but when these appeared in the shrub border this week they surprised me just as much as all the surprises I featured yesterday. … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Surprises

Having somehow lost the photos I was going to use, I nearly didn’t post today – but guessing they might have been accidentally deleted I managed to find them in the recycling bin and restore them…whew! Today’s six are all … Continue reading

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Exodus

I bought my first ‘special’ (named) snowdrop back in 2005 and added a handful more in the next year or two, but it was from 2012 onwards that actively adding to their numbers began. The first bulbs were kept in … Continue reading

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Six Signs of Spring on Saturday, and an Anniversary

I missed Six on Saturday last week, running out of time after an afternoon visit to Ashwood Nurseries and John’s Garden there, although in hindsight I could have cobbled something together from the few photos I had taken. You will … Continue reading

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