Category Archives: Autumn

Another Wordless Wednesday: Leaving November

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In a Vase on Monday: Scaling the Heights

Nearly everything about this Monday vase changed during its production – some of the contents, the prop, the actual vase itself, although not the title, which was triggered by the original inspiration, crab apple Malus ‘Evereste’. Originally joining the crab … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Zen

The simple but exquisite beauty of this chrysanthemum, ‘Kiyomi No Meisui’, is the ideal candidate to provide the focus for a meditation and summon up a sense of peace and relaxation. Positioned in a black glass ikebana dish, held in … Continue reading

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Time On My Hands

At last I have had time on my hands to get out in the garden and get on with all those seasonal jobs, managing at least a couple of hours most afternoons this week – and what a difference it … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Red and Orange and Yellow and Green and…Amethyst?

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Six on Saturday: Seasonal Stuff

With our first proper frost just over a week ago there have been some dramatically seasonal changes in the garden, with any remaining leaves on the witch hazels quickly changing colour before they too drop off – the one above … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: the End of the Line

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In a Vase on Monday: Slow and Steady

Today’s vase is a single stem of greenhouse fantasy chrysanthemum ‘Salhouse Joy’, buds just breaking into bloom at the end of last month, enabling an appearance in the first vase of November. Growth has been slow and steady throughout the … Continue reading

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End of Month View: the Clocks Go Back, and the Months Move Forward

Anticipating a wet day today, I took the photographs and video for this end of month post yesterday, a good move as we had some really heavy rain this morning – it was barely light until late morning but then … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Autumn Witches

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