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That Dierama and Other Newbies

The above rose, Rambler ‘Rose-Marie Viaud’ (and not ‘Veilchenblau’ as I keep trying to call it) is not exactly new as it has been at the back of the shed for perhaps half a dozen years, but it was newly … Continue reading

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Rescue Remedies: a Midsummer’s Tail

I decided against featuring a photograph of The Tail, as it was attached to a bedraggled and very dead creature that I retrieved from the grid that stops detritus being washed from the stream into the ‘reservoir’. The stream had … Continue reading

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The Bottomless Pot

Rather than go and buy the outstanding number of paviors to complete yesterday’s task I have rambled around the garden a few times today trying to find creative alternatives. We have a few surplus slab oddments and some of the nice blue brick … Continue reading

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Weeny Worded Wednesday

One of the surprises in the garden this year was the sudden growth of the rambling rose ‘Rose-Marie Viaud’, its distinctively prickly stem shown here with a background of ivy flowers. It was planted in a large pot over four … Continue reading

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