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Wordless Wednesday: Casting a Spell

(for those viewing on a tablet who can’t hover over the picture for details the witch hazels are as follows (clockwise from top left): Hamamelis Jelena, Zuccariniana, Ruby Glow, Amethyst, Harry, Magic Fire, Diane, Orange Peel)

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Garden Bloggers Bloooms Day: Promises and Apologies

Yesterday passed me by without any awareness that it was the 15th of the month, the day traditionally chosen as GBBD, the meme hosted by Carol of May Dreams Gardens.When I went out with my camera today I was fully … Continue reading

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Good Grief!

Yes, you are right, it’s a witch hazel (Hamamelis ‘Spanish Spider’) and yes, it’s the end of September! It was only a year ago, after a period of monthly tree watching of Hamamelis ‘Amethyst’, that I realised that the flower … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Bare Essentials in the February Garden…

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In a Vase on Monday: Magic Moments

I was half-prepared to be posting an apology of a vase today, as the Golfer and I have had variations of a virus that is going around and for a few days I have felt rather like the hellebore shown … Continue reading

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A Quick Peep in the Greenhouse

I haven’t been able to do much except ramble through the garden this week but look forward to having a clearer week shortly to get back on track with all that needs doing. Even seasonal harvesting tasks like picking tomatoes … Continue reading

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Tree Watching: a Growth Spurt

When I measured my witch hazel Hamamelis ‘Amethyst’, the tree I am observing for Lucy’s tree watching meme, it seems to have put on a growth spurt, now measuring 95cms which is nearly 20cms more than when I first measured … Continue reading

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Tree Following: the Witch Hazel Detective

The young witch hazel Hamamelis vernalis ‘Amethyst’ that I am following for Lucy’s meme looks little different from a month ago, although the difficulty of getting such a twiggy thing in focus doesn’t help in making comparisons. The flowers are … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Tree Following: Coming Out

              …and a word of thanks to Lucy at Loose and Leafy for hosting this monthly tree following meme!

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Wordless Wednesday: B*Witched!

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