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In a Vase on Monday: Slow and Steady

Today’s vase is a single stem of greenhouse fantasy chrysanthemum ‘Salhouse Joy’, buds just breaking into bloom at the end of last month, enabling an appearance in the first vase of November. Growth has been slow and steady throughout the … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: the Good, the Bad and the Downright Ugly

Mostly good, thank goodness, like these lovely nerines in the Coop, clockwise from top left: the ordinary Nerine bowdenii, then N bowdenii ‘Alba’, ‘Albivetta’ and my favourite ‘Mr John’. I choose to grow them in pots under cover and although … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Much Too Strong for Phantasie

Dear love, for nothing less than thee Would I have broke this happy dreame; It was a theame For reason, much too strong for phantasie, Therefore thou wak’d’st me wisely; yet My dream thou brok’st not, but continued’st it.from ‘The … Continue reading

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