Tag Archives: Lonicera fragrantissima

In a Vase on Monday: a Walk in the Park for a Chicken

Unlike a chicken (or  certainly the black one shown strolling nonchalantly above), for whom choosing a title for this post would have been a walk in the park, I really dithered today. Having anticipated picking some of the early blue … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Sweet Harmony

Like many other Mondays, this vase opportunity just presented itself with little encouragement required from me. The post title comes from the little iris, which I think are Iris reticulata ‘Harmony’ and which completely took me by surprise in the … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Could it be Magic?

Well, any blooms appearing in winter or a low season are, of course, magic – but my witch hazels have been absolutely bloomin’ lovely this year, with ‘Magic Fire’ proving to be a real star. Only purchased last year, she … Continue reading

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Glimpses

Noticing the first glimpses of yellow on the Tête-à-Tête outside the front door this morning I thought I would include a few other glimpses that I have had in the last day or two. Checking last year’s posts I see … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Clueless But Fragrant

I didn’t have a clue what to include in today’s vase, particularly with knowing exactly what was in flower after the Boxing Day count. Few of these blooms would have been suitable for inclusion either because of their scarcity or … Continue reading

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GBBD: and the Bells Are Ringing Out

Each month when we feature the blooms in our gardens for Garden Bloggers Blooms Day we wonder what will be available the next month, even more so at this time of year. Carol of May Dreams Gardens kindly hosts this … Continue reading

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Murmurings

Rambling yesterday morning and seeking inspiration for Wordless Wednesday I was almost at the back door again when I spotted that hint of colour on Hamamelis ‘Harry’ – and there was plenty more hints elsewhere on the small tree. Needless … Continue reading

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