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Wordless Wednesday: Playing Around the Edges

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Red Shoes and Pink Hairnets

As my secateurs continued their lopping frenzy today and created yet another task in doing so, it reminded me of the Hans Christian Anderson fairy story called ‘The Red Shoes’ in which the girl’s red shoes continue dancing of their … Continue reading

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The Culling Fields

Don’t worry, I shan’t be culling my little Hamamelis vernalis ‘Amethyst’, the tree I am watching for Lucy of  Loose and Leafy‘s tree watching meme. Unlike many of the other trees that people have been watching, my tree’s main period … Continue reading

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Tree Following: Winter Quarters

After the changing colours of autumn and leaf fall and the gradual development and opening of flower buds the young witch hazel I have been watching for Lucy’s tree-following meme may not merit much of a glance for several months. … Continue reading

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Tree Watch: Not Just White

On the 7th of each month Lucy hosts a tree watching meme on her Loose and Leafy blog. Although some bloggers have changed the trees they were observing after the first year I am sticking with my little witch hazel, … Continue reading

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Tree Watch …and They Are Off!

Three or four sharp frosts have finally done for the leaves on the Hamamelis vernalis ‘Amethyst’ that I have been watching for a few months as part of Lucy’s tree watching meme. They have all made a rapid transition from … Continue reading

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Tree Following: Expectation Mounts!

I have to say that the little witch hazel, Hamamelis vernalis ‘Amethyst’, which I am ‘following’ and posting monthly about for Lucy’s tree following meme has changed very little from last month, although there are a few leaves with a … Continue reading

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