Category Archives: The Seasons

Six on Saturday: And Now For Something a Little Bit Different

Spring flowering rhododendron, petite R ‘Impedium’ above and a normally early spring flowering Hellebore ‘Double Aubergine White’ below: One of many flowers (mostly over) of winter flowering Viburnum bodnantense ‘Dawn’: Flower buds on winter flowering Clematis armandii ‘Snowdrift’: Seeds pods … Continue reading

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A Tune for June

In the garden June Plays its own Music, Winter melodies Long forgotten, Spring’s gentle strains But a lingering haunt. June is strident, Brash, A clash of cymbals And resonant bass, Wild and innovative, Steady, rhythmic and dependable – All familiar … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: AAA

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In a Vase on Monday: Easter Surprises

I don’t know if you have had any surprises this Easter weekend although none would be as surprising as having rabbits, kittens or puppies hatching out of eggs, as this cockerel* discovered to his horror! Here, the weather has been … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Heavenly Harvington Hellebores

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Snowdrops and Carrots

Realising after our Ireland visit year just how little we had used the campervan as a campervan last year, we decided to aim for at least a one night away most months. Over the winter that just didn’t happen, not … Continue reading

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Glorious February Days

We have had some gloriously sunny days recently, with temperatures up to 14°C, a definite awareness of warmth from the sun, greenhouse vents opening and the sound of bees enjoying the benefits offered by these almost unseasonal days. On days … Continue reading

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