Category Archives: roses

Six on Saturday: Behold a Great Light…

…and the angel Gabriel appeared, the only main season snowdrop likely to be flowering at Christmas. Last year two thirds of the specials were poking their noses through, with six in flower, an all-time record here; this year looks to … Continue reading

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A Week of Flowers, Remembering June 2021

Linking with Cathy at Words and Herbs

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Wordless Wednesday: Susan Williams-Ellis

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What’s Blooming in October?

Well, the dahlias of course, and showing no signs of stopping either. The blooms may be smaller than they were earlier in the season, and there may have been a few casualties when stems have become top-heavy, but they have … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Strawberry Hill

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Six on Saturday: Time to Put Off Bulb Planting

My bulb order from Peter Nyssen arrived yesterday and, like many fellow bloggers, I can now begin to put off planting them…does anybody enjoy this particular gardening task, I wonder? Actually, I don’t mind the indoor planting, and there are … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Coming Up Roses

Most of the roses here that are having a second flush seem to have done so later than usual, waiting till September to really get going again. ‘Lady Emma Hamilton’ is undoubtedly the star of this late showing, flowering perhaps … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Onset of Decay

Contrasting with the splashes of colour featured in ‘Blooming September’ yesterday, today’s vase focuses on the onset of decay that follows the abundance and glories of summer, with a single bloom of Rosa ‘Munstead Wood’ and stems of Persicaria ‘Fat … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Chip Off the Old Block

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Wordless Wednesday: Morning Mist

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