Category Archives: shrubs

In a Vase on Monday: Wintersweet

Although there is no wintersweet in today’s vase, it is nevertheless filled with a number of other sweet things of winter interest and beyond. I should however, try and find a spot for this fragrant shrub, Chimonanthus praecox, to further … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Tom Thumb and the Elegant Lady

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

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In a Vase on Monday: Life More Sweet

Hath not old custom made this life more sweet (Shakespeare, As You Like It) In no way had I envisaged today’s vase, but my journey to the bottom of the garden, secateurs in hand, was cut short by the sweet … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Dazzling White

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Wordless Wednesday: Benny

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Wordless Wednesday: Scratch ‘n’ Sniff…

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Meet the Family!

I would like to invite you to meet my other family, my witches! Regular readers will know that I have a number of witch hazels which, not surprisingly, bring great pleasure at this time of year. Many of them are … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: On Fire!

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Wordless Wednesday: a New Dawn

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Wordless Wednesday: Seasonal Sillies

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