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In a Vase on Monday: Purple Stars

With a hectic weekend there were limited opportunities for rambling in the garden nor thinking ahead to today’s vase. However, being faced with Clematis ‘Êtoile Violette’ and her dozens of purple stars (climbing through ‘Pink Perpétue’) every time I left … 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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It Matters Not How Strait the Gate

This lychgate will be perfectly ‘strait’, however, as it was thrown together by the Golfer in about five minutes yesterday, and his construction is always impeccably accurate. The previous version was built with rustic poles but had gradually become increasingly rustic, and a … Continue reading

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