Category Archives: roses

Wordless Wednesday: Rosa ‘Regensberg’

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In a Vase on Monday: Gather Ye Rosebuds

With temperatures down to 3 or 4°C on two nights last week, the prospect of a frost comes ever closer and I made a point of checking on my dahlias after both chilly nights. Most of the posies I pick … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Coconut Ice

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Wordless Wednesday: Susan

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Wordless Wednesday: Harlow Carr Has Had a Lot of Visitors

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A Critical Eye, Part 2: Some Not-so-Positives

My critical eye has of late been observing the main herbaceous beds, the rose garden, the blue & white borders and the bold borders (see map under The Garden tab above) , although in truth I sometimes feel like averting … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Emma Glows

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Depends Who’s Asking: Top June Blooms

If I were to use visitor comments from our open garden sessions to gauge what the top blooms are in the garden at the moment it would be (not in any particular order) roses, poppies, astrantia and Lagurus ovatus (bunny … Continue reading

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Six Things Bringing Pleasure in the Garden on Saturday

There are of course many more than six things bringing pleasure in the garden at the moment, but I am choosing a nominal six to share for Jon the Propagator‘s Saturday meme. Above are the first sunflowers, not dwarfing me … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: the Sun Has Come Out and a Sweet Fragrance Hangs in the Air

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