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Wordless Wednesday: Chaenomeles Curiosity

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A Grand Operatic Threesome

In 2012 or thereabouts, before this blog was birthed, I bought a pretty ornamental quince from a car boot sale, Chaenomeles ‘Madam Butterfly’. Not long after it was removed from its original pot into one of the big planters on … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Great Golden Sun

Welcome to the last Monday vase of January! Increasingly we have been seeing a hint of spring creeping into our vases, and as I prepared last week’s tiny offering the first flower on this narcissus was opening – would they … Continue reading

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Silk Flowers

A day of catching up today, after long hours spent out of circulation at a polling station yesterday. Although I have officiated at this particular polling station several times recently, this is the first time I have been aware of … Continue reading

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