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Six on Saturday: Never Too Many Clematis

I make no apology for choosing clematis again for my Six on Saturday as I am sure most gardeners will agree that one can never have too many of them. Out of interest, and to help me remember the names … Continue reading

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Six (or Seven) Clinging Clambering Clematis on Saturday

I have added a number of Clematis viticella to the garden and recent years; most take a couple of years or so to really begin to establish but then – my goodness! – they make up for their slow start … Continue reading

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On the Wind

Abigail may have merely waved at us but Barney certainly shook our hand very firmly, leaving a few twiggy branches around and a couple of our neighbour’s fence panels down. Any residual breeze now carries with it the delightful scent … Continue reading

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A Post

…about a post – well, several posts, posts with clematis growing up them. Firstly, in the clematis colonnade John Howells is strutting his stuff at the feet of Hagley Hybrid, the latter now flowering across the top of the structure. … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Blooms Day: Roses Need Noses

There are many blooms in the garden this month but they are undoubtedly dominated by the roses. Even from the kitchen windows we have the pleasure of ‘Rambling Rector’, above, ‘Rural England’ (as described the other day), below: and ‘Danse … Continue reading

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Ups and Downs

Mostly ups,  I am pleased to say. Firstly, the beautiful pink satin petals of this tree lily are as perfect as they could be, despite leaves nibbled by a succession of lily beetles. Although it took more than a year … Continue reading

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