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The Golfer Does it Again

You will have realised by now that it is very useful to have a Golfer around the place and we certainly make a good team – I just need to have an idea, decide on a rough design and the … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Enigma

After nearly a week away there was plenty of choice of blooms to cut, particularly as more dahlias are now flowering but sunflowers, rudbeckia and cosmos and others are still going strong too, and those asters! My goodness, they certainly … Continue reading

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True Grit

A couple of years ago I decided the enough was enough, that the ‘tree lily’ in one of the main borders was far too big for it boots and its current spot, and indeed that there were NO suitable spots … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Use and Ornament

Is ‘neither use nor ornament’ a particularly British phrase, I wonder? Meaning something is a waste of space? That is my general feeling about the tree lily that is still towering statuesquely above my head, albeit not quite as statuesquely … Continue reading

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Missing the Cut: Neither Use nor Ornament

Well, OK it’s pretty when you look at it close up, but when it’s up THERE (about 8 feet) and I’m down HERE (about 5 feet) AND it’s in the middle of a wide border AND there’s about 8 feet … Continue reading

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Ups and Downs

Mostly ups,  I am pleased to say. Firstly, the beautiful pink satin petals of this tree lily are as perfect as they could be, despite leaves nibbled by a succession of lily beetles. Although it took more than a year … Continue reading

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