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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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Garden Bloggers Blooms Day: Worthy Mentions

It is too easy to focus on the seasonal rising stars in the garden – the snowdrops, the hellebores, the tulips and now clematis, aquilegia, allium and soon the roses, but what about the stalwarts, the unassuming, dependable fillers that … Continue reading

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