Tag Archives: Geranium phaeum


I would hope I can be forgiven for gawping in admiration every time I pass this wonderful piece of patchwork in the woodland edge border – after all, how beautiful is that? When the property became ours in 1996 this … Continue reading

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Pink Paper Roses and Perfect Peppers

When the ‘Pink Perpetué’ in the raised bed outside the front door has its second flush, for some reason the blooms always look dry and papery – this picture doesn’t quite capture the completely different appearance – perhaps because the … Continue reading

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Light and Shade

Most of the UK has been enjoying what must have been the two sunniest and warmest days of the year so far, no doubt forgetting the usual cynicism about Bank Holiday weather in the process. Apart from my short and quickly … Continue reading

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