Category Archives: Gardening

Wordless Wednesday: the Wreath Pleaseth Us

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In a Vase on Monday: A Winter Glow

I have recently agreed to give a talk to a garden group next year, something I have never done before and which I am quite looking forward to in a strange sort of way. The group is one that visited … Continue reading

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Round the Corner in the Coop

Chloris of the Blooming Garden asked recently if I could show her inside my greenhouse – by which I assume she meant the new lean-to one round the corner of the house, where the chickens used to be. We have … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Gather Ye Rosebuds

Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying; And this same flower that smiles today To-morrow will be dying.   (Robert Herrick ‘To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time‘)  We have just been away for the weekend, … Continue reading

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EOMV: Bare Essentials

Rambling round the garden this morning I was struck by how bare it looked – even Salvia ‘Neon’ seems to have hung up its clogs for the season, and that’s saying something! Apart from a stormy few hours yesterday the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: The Moon is Waxing

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In a Vase on Monday: A Lost Chance

All week I have been planning to cut lanky (Salvia) Phyllis Fancy for today’s vase and had one of my few really tall vases in mind, so far unused because…I have had little material substantial enough to justify its use…I … Continue reading

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