Category Archives: roses

In a Vase on Monday: Gather Ye Rosebuds

Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying; And this same flower that smiles today To-morrow will be dying.   (Robert Herrick ‘To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time‘)  We have just been away for the weekend, … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: a Character

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Wordless Wednesday: Take Time

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In a Vase on Monday: For My Big Girl

We recently had a brief visit from Elder Daughter and The Poppet, all of us trying to cram what we have to do into what seems like so little time. Lovely to see them both, and for her and Younger … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: The Poet’s Wife Has Colour in Her Cheeks Again

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Thank you Mr Austin

On Wednesday morning I ordered 7 roses from David Austin. Not only was I given a discount when I asked if one might be possible, but the teeny postage charge of £3.95 still applied, even though six of the roses … Continue reading

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Coming Up

With the garden openings coming up, I have been frequently checking progress of the various roses as there are several new ones; not quite everything will be coming up roses, but I am pleased to see that many of them … Continue reading

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