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Six Signs of Spring on Saturday, and an Anniversary

I missed Six on Saturday last week, running out of time after an afternoon visit to Ashwood Nurseries and John’s Garden there, although in hindsight I could have cobbled something together from the few photos I had taken. You will … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Wanted, Dead or Alive!

Welcome to the 8th anniversary of In a Vase on Monday, a meme inadvertently started when I needed an incentive to pick things from the garden every week, a habit I had got out of some years previously due to … Continue reading

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Still Fine at Nine

Today is the ninth anniversary of Rambling in the Garden – how on earth did that happen?! To mark the occasion, I have popped some blooms and foliage into the personalised vase that was handpainted for me by Elder Daughter … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday, 7th Anniversary: Still Life with Pine Cone, Rosehip and Moss

Welcome to the seventh anniversary of In a Vase on Monday! Who would have thought that those small beginnings back in November 2013, when I challenged myself to begin picking flowers from the garden on a regular basis, would lead … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: a Pink Point

I suppose this vase makes the point that, apart from dahlias, most of the plants still blooming in the garden at the beginning of November are pink – not that that’s a bad thing in my book! The starting point … Continue reading

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Without An ‘Itch

Today is the 7th anniversary of Rambling Round the Garden… good grief! where have those seven years gone?! As far as blogging goes, they have flashed by without any hitches or itches, although after posting every day for the first … Continue reading

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(Not) In a Vase on Monday: One, Two, Three, Four, Five…

… once I caught a fish alive…. In truth, it’s not something I have ever done (but I did once have to unhook a live fish from Elder Daughter’s fishing line and throw it back in the lake when ED … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Unashamed

Last week Joanna of Edinburgh Garden Diary posted an IAVOM featuring a collection of teeny vases and inkwells with single blooms, and I am afraid I have unashamedly pinched the idea to make the most of a selection of the … Continue reading

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In a vase on Monday: Now We Are Six

Blogging For six years, And rambling too (vases came later); From brief And private Beginnings Came years Of friendship, Inspiration, And so much more: Many words, Many gifts, and A greater understanding Of my garden, Of the world And of … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: a Close Shave for a 4th Anniversary

Four years and 208 vases ago, IAVOM began and has since grown to the popular meme is today. I started the weekly vase as an incentive to myself so its popularity has exceeded any expectations I might have had. These … Continue reading

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