Category Archives: Gardening

Hangers On and Early Risers: November Blooms

With light frosts the last three Mondays and a slightly heavier one last night, blooms are going to be increasingly hard to find: the dahlias were seen off on Monday night and the last remaining annuals are barely hanging on, … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: a Close Shave for a 4th Anniversary

Four years and 208 vases ago, IAVOM began and has since grown to the popular meme is today. I started the weekly vase as an incentive to myself so its popularity has exceeded any expectations I might have had. These … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Playing Around the Edges

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In a Vase on Monday: Whizz! Flash! Bang!

No prizes for guessing what this vase alludes to: yes, fireworks! As I write this post, the day before it appears, there is indeed an occasional, whizz, flash or bang outside and a smell of smoke in the air outside … Continue reading

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Good Heavens to Murgatroyd!

I was (unusually) at a loose end earlier today, awaiting a delayed delivery, so decided to tackle one of my inside winter jobs, updating my snowdrop list and map. My kind and generous friend Anna of Green Tapestry had shared … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: No Stopping It Now

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End of Month View: Times They are a-Changin’

Yes, changes a-plenty in the garden, and not just seasonal ones. October has been a mild month despite yesterday’s frost, and tasks have proceeded unhindered. You can see the replaced pergola on this and the next photo, the main section … Continue reading

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