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Would I Lie to You?

Emphatically NOT! Not intentionally anyway, and yet I swore blind to Chloris just a few days ago that despite Katherine Hodgkin’s appearance in the greenhouse there was no sign whatsoever of her outside – yet only a day or two … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Persian Pearls


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Little and Large

It may have been a surprise to find the secretive tulips flowering in the sitooterie a few days ago, but their compatriots in a planter on the paved area in front of it may have proved to be a greater … Continue reading

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After colourful glimpses yesterday it seemed only fair to feature some of the leafier emergences which have also brought great joy in recent days. Lots of species tulips are pushing their way up and some activity has been noted amongst … Continue reading

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