Category Archives: Art

Wordless Wednesday: Ethereal White Persian Pond

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Six on Saturday: Rather Chihuly at Kew

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Pièce de Résistance…?

The weather has not been especially conducive to tasks in the garden this week. Temperatures have remained low, giving our first proper frost on Monday night which immediately put paid to the dahlias; fortunately I had brought the pelargoniums, fuchsias … Continue reading

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Lights, Camera…….

  ….. Action last night at the Botanical Gardens in Edinburgh, thanks to the ‘Night in the Garden’ light installation devised by Napier University with support from the Scottish Funding Council. The purpose of the display is partly to highlight … Continue reading

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Going Wild

Travelling north on Wednesday to spend a few days in Glasgow to catch some of the Commonwealth Games we stopped at Sizergh Castle near Kendal for a break and a walk round the gardens. There was an impressive rockery along … Continue reading

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Art in the Garden

A few people have asked about the gallery fence shown in the background of a recent post and although an image of me has never appeared on this blog I think I might get away with the one below, as … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Patience

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Quirk

Anna of Green Tapestry was asking me about the ‘head’ that appeared in a recent picture of the species snowdrop border – so here it is. This is another of our ‘finds’, acquired probably from Swinderby Antique Fair a few … Continue reading

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Extending the Woodland

Not really! But these examples of  ‘wall art’ were an ideal addition to the woodland edge side of the Wall – and at a bargain price which did not involve even the batting of an eyelid. If you are in … Continue reading

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Call Me Silly……

You’re silly! Right, that’s out of the way…… Well, I do look out for quirky things for the garden, preferably cheap and quirky, and you can’t get much cheaper and quirkier than a 3D foam dinosaur for £10 but bought … Continue reading

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