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Wordless Wednesday: One Drop or Two?

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In a Vase on Monday: Cut and Dried

I picked up a wispy silver birch branch from one of the Golfer’s newly swept paths during the week, intending to put it in our green waste bin but, looking at it more closely and admiring its shapeliness, decided there … Continue reading

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Six Cheers for the Golfer on Saturday!

Those of you who regularly ramble in the garden with me will know that we have been opening our garden for the National Garden Scheme for the last 3 years and this year are opening it in February for the … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Twiggy Trio

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

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Six on Saturday: Coming Along Nicely

With our February garden opening only 5 weeks away, there is a long ‘to-do’ list on display – or two to be exact, as the Golfer has one of his own, jobs I can entrust him to do that don’t … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble

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In a Vase on Monday: Hope Springs Eternal

I was pruning roses yesterday and found this clutch of buds amongst the prunings of Rosa ‘Lady Emma Hamilton’. Instead of consigning them to the compost heap I decided to bring them inside and pop them in a vase for … Continue reading

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