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In a Vase on Monday: Time for Tea in Just a Minute

The muscari had been spotted a few days ago when a pot stacked on top of another was lifted  to reveal several spikes of blue emerging from the lower pot, probably boosted by this added protection and insulation. In no … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Foliage Day: Red and Orange and….

The rain and mild temperatures are adding a new dimension to the season and any fresh gust of wind is now beginning to whip a few leaves from the trees; although most are predominantly still green the witch hazels above … Continue reading

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Arctic Orbs are Glowing

Having had visitors yesterday afternoon I didn’t tick many things off my mental list, but today I have been able to finish tying in some of the fruit laden raspberry and blackcurrant shoots, whilst fighting the longer and pricklier loganberry … Continue reading

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Displacement Theory

Displacement Theory says something along the lines of ‘If you want to plant new shrubs in your pots you will have to remove the old plants first’, and the thrifty modifier of the theory would add something like ‘and find … Continue reading

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She Wishes for a Gentle Reminder

Although I had a bitterly cold stroll round the garden with my camera this morning before we went out visiting friends, I feel I have not been at home enough today to formulate an appropriate post. However, having stopped the … Continue reading

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