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In a Vase on Monday: Gather Ye Rosebuds

Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying; And this same flower that smiles today To-morrow will be dying.   (Robert Herrick ‘To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time‘)  We have just been away for the weekend, … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Cutting Edge Technology

In truth, the only technology involved was the mechanics of the secateurs as today’s textural treats were snipped from the cutting beds! Having been determined to stick to contributions purely from these beds today, I ignored the call of those … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Blooms Day: All Right for Some

There may be a bit of a floral lull in the garden in July, but nectar loving creatures are still finding what they need, as the above butterfly on Inula hookeri (last week’s Wordless Wednesday’s Citrus Swirl) shows. The majority … Continue reading

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