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In a Vase on Monday: Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May

… for tomorrow the branch they were growing on will be lopped off! In the lead up to the garden opening time is indeed very much of the essence and every day needs to be seized and filled productively, but … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Loose Women

When I see the gorgeous blooms of ‘The Poet’s Wife’ every time I look out of the windows at the back of the house how could I not resist picking some of them to share with you at closer quarters? … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Here’s One I Made Earlier

Knowing I wouldn’t be at home to produce a vase, I prepared a draft post towards the end of last week and can now confidently press ‘Publish’ on the WordPress app on my phone without having to find a wi-fi … Continue reading

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Gardening On a Small Scale

The Golfer takes great delight in informing any visitors who want to have a nose around the garden that it is ‘designed and maintained by someone under five feet tall’ which is, I have to admit, strictly true. The implication, … 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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