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In a Vase on Monday: Pinky, Perky and Perkier

In complete contrast to last week, today we have an unashamedly sugary pink confection, with blooms as Pinky and Perky as they come. The blooms were collected in an aluminium bucket and looked so at home there that after trimming … 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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Bring Hither the Pink and Purple Columbine

The aquilegia bottom left is ‘Purple Emperor’ but the others have no labels and may never have done, which seems a shame – the one on the top left opens out to a huge flower which has contrasting pale yellow … Continue reading

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