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Size Does Matter

The two most commented on plants during our open garden were the clematis I showed the other day, C ‘Franziska Maria’, and Inula magnifica – not surprisingly as the former is now three dimensionally larger than a tennis ball whilst … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: After the Ball is Over

It feels a bit like the ‘morning after the night before’ (or what I imagine that might feel like…!) as I write this on Sunday evening, with the dishwasher full of empty mugs, cake stands sticky and covered in crumbs … Continue reading

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Slings and Arrows

Well, arrows at least! Apologies for keeping a fairly low blogging profile this week as I have been busy tweaking the garden and making cakes and generally preparing for our informal garden opening tomorrow. Apart from things that have to … Continue reading

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A Rumbling Tummy

The sky was hungry. The pressure had been slowly and steadily dropping for 24 hours and the humidity was rising. It began as a low rumble, indistinct at first, but becoming louder and more continuous as the minutes passed. Humidity … Continue reading

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