Category Archives: Gardening

A Week of Flowers Day Two, 23rd November 2020

Blogging friend Cathy of Words and Herbs needed something to cheer herself up and, guessing that others might be feeling the same, suggested that from Sunday the 22nd through to Saturday the 28th of November we shared a photo a … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: the Spider’s Touch

The spider’s touch, how exquisitely fine! Feels at each thread, and lives along the line. Alexander Pope ‘An Essay on Man’, 1733 You may have guessed from recent posts that after featuring my other fantasy chrysanthemum In a Vase on … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: a New Dawn

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In a Vase on Monday: Under the Sea

The seaweed is always greener In somebody else’s lake You dream about going up there But that is a big mistake Just look at the world around you Right here on the ocean floor Such wonderful things surround you What … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: a Mixed Bag

I could have filled my allocated six slots at least twice over with blooms that are still hanging on long past their expected sell-by date, but with a November blooms post planned in a week or so, I looked for … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Joy of Joys

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In a Vase on Monday, 7th Anniversary: Still Life with Pine Cone, Rosehip and Moss

Welcome to the seventh anniversary of In a Vase on Monday! Who would have thought that those small beginnings back in November 2013, when I challenged myself to begin picking flowers from the garden on a regular basis, would lead … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Always Something to Do

Hairdressers and barbers may now be closed again here in England due to Lockdown #2, but trimming of the hedge still continues, and the Golfer has moved on to the section that needs most work, that behind the special snowdrop … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: the Late Princess

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In a Vase on Monday: a Pink Point

I suppose this vase makes the point that, apart from dahlias, most of the plants still blooming in the garden at the beginning of November are pink – not that that’s a bad thing in my book! The starting point … Continue reading

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