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I was scrolling through potential photos for Cathy of Words and Herb’s annual Week of Flowers meme, and was taken aback by this shot of one of the bold borders at the end of June, as I really don’t remember … Continue reading
One of the oddities thrown up by our unusually mild November (2.5°C warmer than usual, I believe) is a perfect spike of delphinium. When I moved the delphinium (D ‘Cameliard’) to a different part of the blue & white border … Continue reading
Those of you who happened to read my recent Six on Saturday post will have been aware of the ‘spoiler alert’ and guessed I was going to use a fantasy chrysanthemum in today’s vase, a vase which took mere minutes … Continue reading
Noelle recently asked if I could perhaps show the contents of the Coop and my working greenhouse on Six on Saturday sometime, so today we have the latter. It’s not particularly exciting just now, as even though I aim to … Continue reading
Nine years ago, I began posting a vase of flowers or other material from my garden every Monday, in a bid to encourage myself to get into the habit of doing so. Encouraging others to join in if they chose … Continue reading
Never in a million years would I expect to see a plump bud on a herbaceous poppy almost halfway through November! Usually flowering in early June, this poppy then dies down disgracefully before producing fresh foliage later in the year, … Continue reading