Tag Archives: Luzula sylvatica ‘Marginata’

Garden Bloggers Foliage Day: the Shreds of Evidence

It was only a month ago that I featured pots of hostas on Garden Bloggers Foliage Day (the leafy meme hosted by Christina at My Hesperides Garden on the 22nd of every month) but many of them are now a … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Pierrot and Columbine

With the increasing number of blooms available in the garden there were no specific contenders in my head until last night when I thought about the aquilegia, most of which have popped up unannounced and may have little or no … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Springtime Swingtime

It didn’t take long to gather material for today’s vase but resisting additional blooms was tough – bluebells in particular had been on the mental list but were rejected to enable the vase to keep a pastel focus. Once picked, … Continue reading

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Exit the Dragon

Having completed the snowdrop plan yesterday and collected up several bags of leaves, I was able to spend an hour or two this afternoon trimming and cutting back in the various borders. Persicaria ‘Red Dragon’ was first in line for … Continue reading

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GBFD: A Bit of a Rush

When I was rambling in the garden yesterday in rather better weather conditions than today, in between pulling out stray leaves and collecting pebbles brought to the surface by frosts, I stopped to admire this woodrush Luzula sylvatica ‘Marginata’. This was moved from … Continue reading

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