Tag Archives: Clematis montana ‘Marjorie’

Just Teasing

There will not be much time for the garden this weekend and I was surprised when I set off for my chosen task to find it was actually 4 o’clock – and still full daylight. The lengthening day has clearly … Continue reading

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Capturing the Moment

I carefully unwound and untangled this strand of Clematis montana ‘Marjorie’ from witch hazel Hamamelis ‘Spanish Spider’ as soon as the photo was taken, just one dangle too far from the old apple tree Marjorie is growing through. Despite her … Continue reading

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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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And Imitate the Stars Celestial

I am absolutely spoilt for choice when choosing what to feature in the photographs for my posts recently, and it’s easy to half-plan a candidate but then find there is something else to supersede it, something that takes my breath … Continue reading

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