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A Critical Eye Part 3, One of the Other Bits: Fig and Hosta

Other things have got in the way of a third part of this critical review of the garden – including new projects, which always seem to take precedence over ongoing maintenance – and, instead of there being just one final … Continue reading

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The Demolition Gang

I mentioned recently that were some ideas simmering following our garden openings and visits to Wisley and Hampton Court. With other things to do I was not in a rush to get on with anything, but an odd ten minutes … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Day: Would You Be-leaf it?

Earlier this week I was gazing out of the kitchen windows at the garden, as I do – and realised there were leaves on the trees! Not on every tree (next door’s beech is still naked), and most not fully … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Foliage Day: Unblemished

Please visit Christina’s blog at My Hesperides Garden for more foliage day posts – thank you for hosting, Christina.

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Garden Bloggers Foliage Day: Setting the Slug Banqueting Table

Christina at My Hesperides Garden encourages us to look at foliage in our gardens in a different way and post about it each month. After my series of foliage posts focussing on different aspects like pattern and colour I was … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Spot the Difference

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Garden Bloggers Foliage Day: Taken Hostage

I’ve been more than a little scuppered with this blog in the last couple of days as my camera has been playing up and I have resorted to using my phone today, something I rarely use for photographs, and although … Continue reading

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