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November Blooms: Stray Apologies

Chloris of  The Blooming Garden hosts a monthly meme encouraging us to share our top ten blooms each month, and she posted hers yesterday. I deliberately haven’t peeked at her November treasures yet, so I could roam my own garden … Continue reading

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Ina Vase on Monday: Strawberries and Cream on a Sunny Day, a Gentle Breeze Blowing

My, how my mind flitted as I pondered what to put in my vase this week! Should I, for the first time this year, cut a bunch of hellebores as they really are at their best now and Alison of … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Skinny

During the week I gave a slim little posy of fragrant sarcococca and colourful Cornus ‘Midwinter Fire’ to a friend and, finding it simple but pleasing, decided to repeat it for today’s vase with the addition of a sprig of … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Something in the Air

It was a glorious morning yesterday, with clear blue skies, a definite feeling of warmth in the sun, and temperatures here up to at least 14°C. It was the culmination of a week of noticeable changes in the garden, of … Continue reading

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The Busiest of Times, the Quietest of Times

It has been a strange fortnight, beginning as it did with Christmas Day on a Monday; with leap years, I think this must be the first Christmas since I finished work  that has fallen on a Monday and somehow it … Continue reading

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Extremes

Regular readers of my blog will know that I have a few witch hazels (Hamamelis), a wonderful shrub or small tree to have in the garden to provide winter blooms, some of them fragrant, and autumn colour. ‘A few’ is … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Playing Around the Edges

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