Category Archives: garden blogs

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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Still Fine at Nine

Today is the ninth anniversary of Rambling in the Garden – how on earth did that happen?! To mark the occasion, I have popped some blooms and foliage into the personalised vase that was handpainted for me by Elder Daughter … Continue reading

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In Anticipation

On the eve of Christmas 2020, I would like to send best wishes to all my blogging friends, hoping you find joy within the restrictions and changed plans we find ourselves dealing with – and more than just mince pies, … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday, 7th Anniversary: Still Life with Pine Cone, Rosehip and Moss

Welcome to the seventh anniversary of In a Vase on Monday! Who would have thought that those small beginnings back in November 2013, when I challenged myself to begin picking flowers from the garden on a regular basis, would lead … Continue reading

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Eight Years and More Than Eight Benefits

As of today, I have been rambling in the garden on this blog for eight years – not that it seems anything like eight years of course. To celebrate, I thought I would share eight spring blooms plucked on one … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Here and There

We have been out and about in the last week or two, starting with a visit to RHS Harlow Carr where last week’s Six on Saturday’s sculptures were. The above view shows the part of the iconic streamside garden which … Continue reading

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Without An ‘Itch

Today is the 7th anniversary of Rambling Round the Garden… good grief! where have those seven years gone?! As far as blogging goes, they have flashed by without any hitches or itches, although after posting every day for the first … Continue reading

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Snowdrops and Carrots

Realising after our Ireland visit year just how little we had used the campervan as a campervan last year, we decided to aim for at least a one night away most months. Over the winter that just didn’t happen, not … 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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Colour Me Beautiful…Addendum

I must apologise for the first Colour Me Beautiful post that was published a few days ago – it was written later in the day than I intended it to be and, logging the progress of tasks for my own … Continue reading

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