Category Archives: Gardening


Finally, The Project can be revealed – complete apart from a few finishing touches to the greenhouse itself. So, how did it all come about? It started after our garden openings last year when a neighbour asked what changes we … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Amazing Grace

This vase of tulips may not be quite as graceful as I would have liked but as they are the first tulips I have been able to pick this year they are a tribute to the amazing gracefulness of tulips … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Sugar and Spice

Thanks for keeping IAVOM afloat last week whilst I was away and apologies for not doing my job as a hostess as much as I would have liked. I was able to read all your comments and kind words and … Continue reading

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Hundreds and Thousands

Being away from home  for a few days invariably results in new discoveries in our gardens on our return, especially in spring and summer, although perhaps not as many as this rash of primula seedlings: These are seedlings of Primula … Continue reading

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End of Month View: Happy Times!

There are many things in the garden that are bringing happiness at the end of March, a greenhouse full of seedlings being one of them. I don’t think my list of sowings (under the Sowings Record tab above) is quite … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Blimey, Limey!

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In a vase on Monday: Now We Are Six

Blogging For six years, And rambling too (vases came later); From brief And private Beginnings Came years Of friendship, Inspiration, And so much more: Many words, Many gifts, and A greater understanding Of my garden, Of the world And of … Continue reading

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