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Wordless Wednesday: Fit to Burst

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Wordless Wednesday: Hanging Around Together

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In a Vase on Monday: Fuzz and Froth

Just a subtle hint of fuzz and froth that is, fuzz from the seedheads of Clematis alpina ‘Constance’ and froth from the tiny double flowers of a dark pink hawthorn. I had picked some cow parsley from the local verges … Continue reading

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Moving On

Chloris was saying in her blog recently that it is hard to keep on top of what’s new in the garden at this time of year, and for me the last couple of days have certainly provided proof of this … Continue reading

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On the Lookout

I was able to spend some time both yesterday and this afternoon weeding my way round all the borders in the garden, quietly pleased at the prospect of being able to stay on top of that routine maintenance which so … Continue reading

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Surprise Surprise!

I am not sure that it has been the warmest day of the year so far as weather forecasters seemed to be predicting, although we did have a very sunny morning after what has certainly been the mildest night of the year. … Continue reading

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One a Penny, Two a Penny

I delayed my rambles round the garden today until well fortified by lunching on hot cross buns, still warm from the oven. As with most days this week the mornings have seen the garden bathed in sunshine following the clear … Continue reading

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A Careful Eye on Constance

I noticed this singular bud on Clematis alpina ‘Constance’ at the end of December, so have been keeping a careful eye out for further progress, as this will be the earliest of my clematis to flower, since my original Freckles flowered … Continue reading

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