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Wordless Wednesday: Pretty as a Picture

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Wordless Wednesday: Bare Essentials in the February Garden…

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In a Vase on Monday: Purple Haze

I realised yesterday that whilst I was rambling I was subconsciously also ‘prowling’, looking for ideas for today’s vase. The dark purple hyacinth that had recently opened in a container down the side of the house was the most likely … Continue reading

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Peekaboo!

I could perhaps be forgiven for missing the emerging shoots of these first Crocus tommasinianus near the stream amongst the grass still disturbed after being lifted for the planting of more bulbs, but I wonder how many days these purple … Continue reading

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Cherchez La Femme: and Off With Her Head!

I was pleased to find another hellebore just about to open a few days ago but a little puzzled that despite supposedly being yellow she was already displaying a lot of pink froth. Sue at From Sewing Room to Potting … Continue reading

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In the Bleak Midwinter…..

…….there were (clockwise, from top left) the first signs of Crocus ‘Snow Bunting’ in the ex D****’s P**** border; snowdrops ‘Maidwell L’ and an unknown, in a race to be first to open; Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Orange Peel’, all its … Continue reading

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Simple Pleasures

Having been led up the garden path to her woodland by Pauline in her blog this morning, I was in my element viewing the lovely photographs she has posted today. Beautiful shots of snowdrops, hellebores, crocus, witch hazel, camellias and … Continue reading

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