Category Archives: The Seasons

Equinox

Light and dark Are equal, Nothing else. The garden Is in flux, Reaching for T shirts Whilst pulling off Its winter coat, Snowdrops fading Amidst Spring brightness, Crab apples clothed In green, Birch and beech Naked And bare. Soon, The … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Change of Plan

I did have a blue and white vase in mind for today, not this one but one containing blue and white Anemone blanda; when I came to cut the flowers, however, there were no longer any blue anemones in a … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Raising the Barr

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Six on Saturday: Spring has Spru…

Well no, Spring has NOT quite sprung yet, but it is thinking about it and along with new shoots on numerous herbaceous perennials and buds breaking on trees and hedges there are many other signs that the seasons are a’changing, … Continue reading

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Floral February Foray

Every month, Chloris of The Blooming Garden invites us to share our top ten blooms; for some of us, even in February it is hard to select just ten, despite grouping our hellebores or snowdrops as one. I am not … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Sunshine on a Cloudy Day

It was inevitable there would be Tête-à-Tête in a vase here today, as perhaps there has been at some point in February or March every year of IAVOM’s existence, and joining the Tête-à-Tête were several silver birch twiglets, snipped from … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Three Colours

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