Tag Archives: Clematis alpina

Best Blooms in April

Chloris of The Blooming Garden invites us to share our top ten blooms each month although I have to say that I don’t usually count because that might mean excluding something equally praiseworthy. There are certainly no end of delights … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Clematis Colonnade Collection

Clematis alpina, clockwise from top left: Rosy Pagoda, Constance, Foxy Lady, Pamela Jackman, Jacqueline du Pré, Ocean Pearl, Helsingborg, White Columbine

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Alternative Tuesday View

Some fellow garden bloggers choose to post a the view from one point in their garden every week on a Tuesday, not a meme I usually participate in and I would certainly not be posting a picture from this spot … Continue reading

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Eight Pillars of…erm…Wisdom?

Before the current revamp of the garden, started just a little before this blog at the beginning of 2012, there was a kind of elongated archway which crossed part of the area that now has the four ‘herbaceous’ beds and … Continue reading

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Would I Lie to You?

Emphatically NOT! Not intentionally anyway, and yet I swore blind to Chloris just a few days ago that despite Katherine Hodgkin’s appearance in the greenhouse there was no sign whatsoever of her outside – yet only a day or two … Continue reading

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