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GBBD: Blooms to Gladden Every Gardener’s Heart

There have been many surprises in the garden recently, as new blooms and blossoms appear thick and fast, having been tempted out of their slumber by the warmer days and greater light levels. Rather than revisit some of these delights  … Continue reading

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The Fall Guys

As our house faces east south east and fronts directly onto the lane, these Tête-à-Tête and viola have borne the full brunt of the recent wind and snow. The Tête-à-Tête, having flowered earlier than those still emerging in the garden, were … Continue reading

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I stop and inspect the Lonicera Fragrantissima that is growing between the lychgate and the shed every time I ramble through the garden at this time of year. This is a shrubby honeysuckle that doesn’t climb, and has the most … Continue reading

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