Category Archives: foliage

Ina Vase on Monday: More Teeny Tiny

Another teeny tiny vase on Monday for me, and despite trying several alternatives I am still using the little Bretby Pottery jug I used in the anniversary post, giving an arrangement a mere 10cm (4″) tall. The jug is filled … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Combo

Today’s six are all combinations that bring me pleasure. Do visit our host, Jon and his Propagator’s blog to see a wide range of other sixes from around the globe. I have shown the above combination many times, and as … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: And Now For Something Completely Different…

…FOLIAGE, and some welcome rain and a 15-20°C drop in temperature! For a number of years Christina of My Hesperides Garden hosted a monthly meme celebrating foliage, and it was this that made me begin to look at foliage in … Continue reading

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A Random Six on Saturday

There is no theme to my Six on Saturday today, although if I could post fragrances that is what you be experiencing instead of six fairly random photos. I cannot even post pictures of the six things given me the … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Greens are Good For You

…and good for our gardens too, providing a foil for colourful blooms and giving texture, colour and interest throughout the year. If you look closely, you might see the following in today’s vase: ivy, epimedium, grasses Amenanthele lessonia and Luzula … Continue reading

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