Category Archives: climbers

Wordless Wednesday: a Crumpled Handkerchief

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Six on Saturday: Jaw-Dropping

While the roses have a little rest,  clematis throughout the garden continue to get better and better, their mass of colour providing jaw-dropping moments of sheer pleasure and wonder. The first four are in constant view from the kitchen, framing … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Here’s Wally!

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Wordless Wednesday: the Angelic Host

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Six on Saturday: a Good Year for Clematis?

Based on the display of these two and an adjacent clematis, and the number of buds on many more, I wondered if this year was turning out to be an especially good year for them – but when checking previous … Continue reading

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Six Hatchlings on Saturday

It is always exciting when something in the garden flowers for the first time, or after a long absence – an occasion for the red carpet to be rolled out and for a tootle on a trumpet or, at the … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday; ah Honey Honey

Sugar, ah honey honey You are my candy girl There is a heady fragrance in the garden today, accentuated by the gentle breeze that has taken the edge off the heat. Often the fragrance catches you unawares, and it can … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Aaaah…..

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Wordless Wednesday: Ghostly Clematis

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Top August Blooms?

The stars of the August (and July too) garden are undoubtedly dahlias, which seem to be doing exceptionally well this year, perhaps encouraged by the mulch of manure applied to much of the garden over winter, and I could easily … Continue reading

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