Category Archives: Spring

Home Delights

For most of us who consider ourselves gardeners, coming home after a break away is highly anticipated, with a ramble round the garden a priority after the usual urgent loo visit and perhaps putting the kettle on. Daylight was just … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: How Many Did You Say…?

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In a Vase on Monday: On the Early Spring Catwalk…

… can be seen this delightful frilly white concoction, edged with green; a flamboyant lilac satin creation with an egg yolk yellow trim; a demure primrose yellow negligee in soft flannelette; wild and wacky blue silk, shot with white and … Continue reading

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Sap is Rising

Each day Brings new signs Of spring. Spikes of bulbs, Young foliage, New buds And early blooms Gladden the heart As evidence mounts. Lengthening days And Jack’s absence Are boosting growth And causing Sap to rise. Sap rises also In … Continue reading

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Cranking Up a Gear

After a couple of weeks of day and night temperatures hovering just above or just below freezing, we had a frost free night last night and saw temperatures climb to the dizzy heights of 8°C during a few welcome hours … Continue reading

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Continuum

Joining in with Ronovan’s haiku challenge (challenge words friend and shiver) and Sandra at Wild Daffodil‘s photo challenge (challenge word friends), this week with overlapping words; thanks to both of them for hosting. Spring warmth, longer days Shivers of excitement … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Lamarkable

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