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The Rector Steps Aside

As I mentioned the other day, once Rambling Rector finishes flowering the petals drop in thousands and for the last few years to prevent¬† build up of deadwood I have cut out all the flowering stems later in the summer, … Continue reading

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The Wayward Rector and the ‘Dirty Lavender’* Beauty

* with apologies to Annette and Anna….. you know I love her just as much as you do! This is the third consecutive year that the Rector (rambling rose ‘Rambling Rector’) has been systematically and severely dealt with, but he … Continue reading

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Great Nature’s Plan (and Cutting the Rector Down to Size)

Over the last week or two I have been putting together a map of the garden,¬†hopefully making it easier for those visiting this blog to orientate¬†themselves and the pictures that are posted. It was a slightly challenging task, but one … Continue reading

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