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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
It is always exciting when something in the garden flowers for the first time, or after a long absence – an occasion for the red carpet to be rolled out and for a tootle on a trumpet or, at the … Continue reading
I will own up immediately to having pillaged these forsythia stems from our neighbour’s hedge, or was it the roadside verge? One or the other, anyway. In the past I generally would have shunned forsythia, both for its yellowness and … Continue reading
I turned to shrubs for In a Vase on Monday today, starting with a sprig of Skimmia japonica ‘Kew Green’ with its greenish flowers which helpfully pollinate the nearby ‘Kew White’ and enable the latter to give birth to a … Continue reading
One of our neighbours is bereft when the UK television programme Gardeners’ World has its seasonal break, as for him this marks the end of the gardening year and a winter with no reason to go and potter in the … Continue reading