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Six on Saturday: Grand

Clematis montana ‘Grandiflora’ above is climbing very grandly through the hedge, not only exceeding anything it has ever done before but also exceeding any expectation one might have of on seeing the ground in which it is growing – reclaimed … Continue reading

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An Afternoon On The Tiles…

….. and the slabs, and the gravel, and the chippings, and the timber, and the water butt… Another productive afternoon saw the Golfer and I working together in the garden, ostensibly clearing the area at the back of the shed … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Foliage Day: Skeletons in the Cupboard

This week has seen a very rapid change in foliage around the garden, from trees shedding their leaves overnight and the gradual emergence of their skeletal structure (so obvious a feature on the wisteria trained across the gable end of … Continue reading

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GBFD: Just a Hint

For Garden Bloggers Foliage Day, hosted by Christina at My Hesperides Garden, I rambled specifically looking for the changing foliage  colours which are harbingers of Autumn but found only a hint, like the amelanchier above. Elsewhere, much of the foliage … Continue reading

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When Dick the Shepherd Blows his Nail (GBFD)

Having little foliage to feature on January’s Garden Bloggers Foliage Day (hosted by Christina – follow the link for more foliage posts) was never in doubt since the current snowfall began on Friday. The snow has now stopped falling and been … Continue reading

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Autumn Days When the Grass is Jewelled

No doubt colours will always feature heavily in the October foliage day posts of garden bloggers in the UK, and it is intriguing to compare and contrast these with those of the garden blogging community in the wider world, so thanks to Christina for hosting … Continue reading

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