Tag Archives: Rambling Rector

Hanging Out of the Kitchen Window

There are four windows in our kitchen, two that look out over the garden and two that are on the side of the house. From the former I can view the garden up to the sitooterie (and the top of … Continue reading

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They Grow on You – OOH!

It won’t be everybody that remembers Cadburys’ advertising campaign from the late 60s, featuring Norman Vaughn and promoting their Roses brand, but for those that do the catchphrase ‘Roses Grow on You – OOH!’ will be forever imprinted in their … Continue reading

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The Cut-Down Tale of the Rector and Three Ladies

I tackled the Rector again this afternoon, having discovered he had been carrying on a longstanding affair with Holly behind the rose arbour. Invigorated by Dawn’s intoxicating perfume I confronted them both; their response was prickly to say the least, … 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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Changes Afoot

Having set myself the task of tidying up the area to the side of the house this afternoon I managed to incorporate several small diversions (” I’ll just plant out those hyacinths that have finished flowering”, “I’ll just snip this bit … Continue reading

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Rural England

When we built the sitooterie we decided to continue the pergola down the one side of it, separating the path from where the apple trees are, and rather than using climbing roses to screen and bring colour to it I have … Continue reading

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