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In a Vase on Monday: Not Early But Still Cheery

The advantage of growing bulbs in the Coop, the lean-to greenhouse attached to the house and kept frost free over winter is that flowers last for weeks, much longer than they would do if they were kept in a warm … Continue reading

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Ina Vase on Monday: Mixed Bag (and a smelly one at that)

Still taking advantage of indoor flowering bulbs, today’s vase was almost inevitably going to be a mixed bag, so I thought I may as well as pop the blooms into a bag* and use it as an integrated prop. The … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Something in the Air

It was a glorious morning yesterday, with clear blue skies, a definite feeling of warmth in the sun, and temperatures here up to at least 14°C. It was the culmination of a week of noticeable changes in the garden, of … Continue reading

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