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In a Vase on Monday: Having My Cake and Eating It…

I was really looking forward to using some of the species tulips that are now ripe for picking and seeking out additional material to demonstrate how clearly spring has sprung here…but no, another whim popped up and got in the … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Blooms Day: Prim Little Roses and Heavenly Hellebores

I had just finished planting the new roses and set off with my camera for today’s pictures when the dampness of the day suddenly transformed itself into a distinct wetness, so with dripping camera and gradually soggier clothes I rushed … Continue reading

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Living on the Edge

Appearances can be deceptive, as these native primroses were literally living on the edge of a steep cliff; I was photographing primroses, the Golfer was photographing seabirds,  a frequent division of interest on this  Orkney visit. I was also  to … Continue reading

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The Long Brown Path Before Me

Like the rest of the garden the woodland is showing increasing evidence of the joys of spring, with primroses in flower and clumps of bluebell and wild garlic building up strength for flowering later. The ferns on the whole retain … Continue reading

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