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Six on Saturday, Including a Sad Tale…

Whatever records we keep of our gardens we are unlikely to have evidence to prove or disprove statements like ‘I am sure the blooms on this have never been as big’, as seems to be the case with crabapple Malus … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: the C Word

You may or may not have noticed that it is beginning to look at least a little, if not a lot, like C********. A very grey and often damp week has given an opportunity to catch up on other seasonal … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Summer Suns are Glowing

I look forward to the above view in late summer, when the peachy rose ‘Lady Emma Hamilton’ has its second flush and the peachy crab apples of Malus ‘Evereste’ are beginning to ripen, a match serendipitously made in heaven as … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Moving On and Moving In

It is inevitably the time of year for ‘firsts’ in the garden, and above is the first of the summer clematis to bloom. ‘The Vagabond’ is an early and mid-summer variety, a type I rarely buy because of their lack … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: It Was the Grunting That Gave Them Away

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