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Surprising and Not So Surprising

I was astonished this week to find a bloom on agapanthus grown from HPS seed sown in January 2019, especially as I am still awaiting blooms on agapanthus from seed collected some years prior to this. I have no idea … Continue reading

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Make That Twenty – and No Apology!

Whilst replying to a comment about the fatsia flowers (only seen if I remember to look UP) it was with a sinking heart that I remembered the other flower I have to look up to see – The Mahonia……. Yes, … Continue reading

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Itchy Feet, Itchy Fingers?

Now that the build up and preparations for Christmas Day are over there can be a gradual return to regular pursuits, although the habitual Boxing Day walk with Stepson and family took place this morning in sunny but nippy conditions. … Continue reading

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With so many trees in the garden it’s not too difficult to find a shady part on a hot day – perhaps too easy in fact – and I had pencilled in a reduction in height of the hedge that … Continue reading

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