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Six on Saturday: Some Combinations

As the garden continues to burgeon and more plants start flowering some pleasing combinations have been appearing, like the combination of aquilegia (Green Apples), astrantia (Star of Beauty) and allium that I have enjoyed in previous years, although it’s not … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Finding a Moment

It has been all hands on the deck in the garden (well, my two, and some of the time the Golfer’s too) recently, a combination of available time, decent gardening weather and an unwritten list that is as long as … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Aaaaah…

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Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Day: Would You Be-leaf it?

Earlier this week I was gazing out of the kitchen windows at the garden, as I do – and realised there were leaves on the trees! Not on every tree (next door’s beech is still naked), and most not fully … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Foliage Day: Skeletons in the Cupboard

This week has seen a very rapid change in foliage around the garden, from trees shedding their leaves overnight and the gradual emergence of their skeletal structure (so obvious a feature on the wisteria trained across the gable end of … Continue reading

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Little Beauties

And aren’t they just?! Tulipa¬†‘Little Beauty’ was just one of the surprises I had when I took an unexpected visitor and sometime reader of this blog round the garden yesterday, realising that my early start and late finish at the … Continue reading

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