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Wordless Wednesday: Surely Not Heralding the Approach to Autumn Already?

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In a Vase on Monday: Sweet Harmony

Like many other Mondays, this vase opportunity just presented itself with little encouragement required from me. The post title comes from the little iris, which I think are Iris reticulata ‘Harmony’ and which completely took me by surprise in the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Curlilocks

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Garden Bloggers Foliage Day: a Multi-Stemmed Approach

It was reading other blogs this time last year that led me to introduce plants for winter interest into the pots on the paved area behind the house, and I am glad I did – for the cornus have already … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Foliage Day: Red and Orange and….

The rain and mild temperatures are adding a new dimension to the season and any fresh gust of wind is now beginning to whip a few leaves from the trees; although most are predominantly still green the witch hazels above … Continue reading

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GBBD: They Think It’s all Over….

…. but it certainly isn’t yet, as the above blooms show. From the top and left to right: one of the increasing number of clumps of Cyclamen hederifolium sunflower in the hot border a second flush of Astrantia ‘Buckland’ Lonicera … Continue reading

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GBFD: Just a Hint

For Garden Bloggers Foliage Day, hosted by Christina at My Hesperides Garden, I rambled specifically looking for the changing foliage  colours which are harbingers of Autumn but found only a hint, like the amelanchier above. Elsewhere, much of the foliage … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Blooms Day: Still Going Strong

What’s still going strong? The two big aluminium ice cream containers with the bargain Aldi plants certainly are, having flowered continuously for nearly 4 months and with only an occasional dead heading of the petunias – these have far and … Continue reading

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Simmering Successes and Furtive Failures

I wouldn’t really describe any of the less successful ventures in the garden as ‘failures’, more a learning experience, so the alliteration was for effect only! Above left are the cyclamen I mentioned a few days ago, and I have … Continue reading

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A Bit Squashed?

As always when one goes away, even for a few days, there was a lot to sort out this morning and I nearly allowed myself to be swamped by some minor irksome things; fortunately I made it outside instead and … Continue reading

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