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We are all conscious of February being a shorter month, albeit only two or three days shorter, but I am in no particular hurry to see the back of it and welcome March and the increasing promise of spring. How … Continue reading
It wasn’t a sunny day today although temperatures, at around 12°C, were the mildest they have been for a few weeks, but somehow everything looked greener and brighter. I imagine it was something to do with the quality of light … Continue reading
Good morning and welcome to a mid-January In a Vase on Monday, for which I had already earmarked a damaged twig of witch hazel Hamamelis vernalis ‘Amethyst’, retrieving it from where it was hanging on by a mere thread of … Continue reading
Yes, I know most of us are busy at this time of year and have heaps to do – that’s nothing new – but I can happily say, not in the least smugly, that any Christmas arrangements are complete, pending … Continue reading
With temperatures forecasted to drop to at least -2°C last night a frost was inevitable, so my camera accompanied me on the first ramble of the day to capture the result. It certainly made for a pretty scene, exemplified by … Continue reading
Although the garden is still overwhelmingly green (and thankfully without frost-blackened dahlias on my return from a few days at my Mum’s), there are flashes of gold in places, particularly in the second picture of the streamside grass and shrub … Continue reading