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In a Vase on Monday: the Jewels and the Crown

It’s good to use something different in my Monday vases, and today I have snipped stems from Ixia ‘Panorama’, also known as African corn lilies, a half hardy tender bulb that has been overwintered in a pot in the greenhouse. … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: AAA

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In a Vase on Monday: Delicate

Today’s vase celebrates some of the new and delicate blooms and foliage that are beginning to fill the garden, the delicacy highlighted by the wire frame around the cylindrical glass vase and the accompanying piece of vintage lace. In the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Fiery

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In a Vase on Monday: Sugary Confection

A quick and simple vase from me again, squeezed into yet another busy day yesterday: one of my many Caithness Glass vases with a selection of pastel coloured aquilegia, from the pleated single and double coloured ones to the curious … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: One, Two, Miss a Few…

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Wordless Wednesday: Kinky!

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In a Vase on Monday: I Can Sing a Rainbow

With time being limited today, rather than searching out enough roses with stems suitable for cutting I took advantage of the geums that are currently holding the fort in the bold borders and added other material to create a rainbow … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Pierrot and Columbine

With the increasing number of blooms available in the garden there were no specific contenders in my head until last night when I thought about the aquilegia, most of which have popped up unannounced and may have little or no … Continue reading

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Housing Crisis

That batch of seeds I showed yesterday has duly been sown (although the RHS ones are still unsorted), leaving me with a bit of a housing crisis. Despite mostly only sowing half-packets, for the first time realising the sense in … Continue reading

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