Category Archives: Spring

Six on Saturday: Wisteria in Bud!

The buds on our wisteria are swelling nicely and in profusion…but sadly I am not the only one who has noticed, as you can see from the photo above… The blame rests, I am pretty sure, on the chunky shoulders … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Cheery

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In a Vase on Monday: Five Elegant Ladies Drop in for Easter

Just as I knew daffodils would appear in a Monday vase a few weeks ago, it was equally inevitable that there would be tulips in my vase today now that their season is just beginning to kick off. So here … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Sticks and Stones

When writing about the pink sticks in the garden on a recent Six on Saturday, I already had in mind a Monday vase with sticks of some sort, and here they are today. The sticks I have chosen are pink … Continue reading

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(Nearly) Wordless Wednesday: A Week of Flowers Day Four, 25th November 2020

Blogging friend Cathy of Words and Herbs needed something to cheer herself up and, guessing that others might be feeling the same, suggested that from Sunday the 22nd through to Saturday the 28th of November we shared one or more … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Blitz, Blitz, Ballroom Blitz

With so many things coming into bloom for the first time this season, I planned to throw as much as I could at today’s vase and the title came to me on one of our daily walks, all the more … Continue reading

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Sunny Side Up: April Blooms

I wonder if it was the hottest day of the year so far today? Here, it might have reached about 20°C, so not hot enough to fry an egg as suggested by the Tulipa bakerii ‘Lilac Wonder’ above, but feeling … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Dazzled, Damp and other Ds

We have had glorious weather recently, for most of our nearly four week lockdown in fact, with warmth and sunshine every day – a coat might have been needed perhaps only a couple of times for our daily permitted exercise … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Moving in the Right Direction

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Wordless Wednesday: Enjoying the Spring Sunshine

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