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Wordless Wednesday: Casting a Spell

(for those viewing on a tablet who can’t hover over the picture for details the witch hazels are as follows (clockwise from top left): Hamamelis Jelena, Zuccariniana, Ruby Glow, Amethyst, Harry, Magic Fire, Diane, Orange Peel)

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In a Vase on Monday: In the Hall of the Mountain King

Taking photographs for my recent foliage post when I was surprised by these spears of purple in the shrub border. Crocus have a habit of creeping up on you unannounced, particularly where¬† grown in grass, and after having noticed these … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Gilding Not Required

When there are still plenty of blooms available in the garden it can be difficult to resist the temptation to stuff a vase full of them, as I did last week. Sometimes, though, the simplicity of a beautiful flower stands … Continue reading

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