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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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Hunting High and Low

Returning to the house after my first ramble of the day I spotted this out-of-focus Cyclamen hederifolium f. albiflorum in the species snowdrop border (with nicely focussed ivy leaves) and remembered being surprised by it last year too, but towards … Continue reading

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Violet Stars

I mentioned yesterday that some parts of the garden tend not to be featured in the end of month views, and I realised when I rambled this morning how easy it is to be distracted by the joys of one … Continue reading

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