Category Archives: Boxing Day blooms

Boxing Day Blooms and an Apology

For the eighth time, I have made a count of what is blooming in the garden on Boxing Day or thereabouts, always an interesting exercise and one that highlights the differences in winter from year to year. Not surprisingly, with … Continue reading

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December Blooms: Out for the Count

Since 2013 I have kept a record of what is blooming in the garden on Boxing Day or thereabouts. Although we shared last Christmas with my Mum, because of losing my younger sister earlier this year we were up to … Continue reading

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Make That 16…

I was clearly not as observant as I thought, because the yesterday I found a further five blooms¬† that I had missed in my eagerness to ramble in every corner of the garden after nearly a week’s absence. Hamamelis pallida … Continue reading

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Twas Two Days After Boxing Day, When All Through the Garden…

… I searched for plants that were blooming. Unable to do my usual Boxing Day count of blooms, my first ramble for nearly a week included an initial appraisal of how many different blooms I could find. Although the total … Continue reading

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A Few Boxing Day Blooms

For the last 4 years I have been counting the numbers of blooms in the garden on Boxing day, with the following results: 2013 18 2014 28 2015¬† 37 2016 14 This year there are 28 (not including roses which … Continue reading

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