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In a Vase on Monday With the Devil’s Cousin

Regular readers may remember when I declared war on the scrubby plant threatening to take over a patch of garden outside the back door and next to the hedge – a naturalised occasional pink-berried variety of symphocarpus, known thereafter as … Continue reading

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In a Vase: Ice Cold on Monday

My teeth were having a very interesting conversation with themselves as I dithered with today’s vase, temperatures reaching about -5ÂșC overnight and still only just above freezing mid-morning. Picking these Narcissus ‘Paperwhite’s (not ‘Ice Follies’, which would have been more … Continue reading

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