Monthly Archives: May 2014

Arisaema costatum. Favourite Plant in the garden this week

I think I might be a day late, but I am joining in with  the favourite plant of the week meme at  Danger Garden  as it seems appropriate with such a sinister looking plant as this weird Arisaema which is known as … Continue reading

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Wildflower Wednesday. 28. 5. 14. Man Orchid.

Aceras anthropophorum: The Man Orchid is very rare in Britain and it is classified as endangered. There are only four sites in Suffolk where it can be found and three of these sites are on Roadside Nature Reserves. Last Sunday was … Continue reading

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Bodnant.

This iconic garden in North Wales enjoys a spectacular position overlooking the Conwy valley and the hills of Snowdonia. Henry Pochin purchased the house in 1875 and did much of the planting, including the famous laburnum tunnel. The Pianist and … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Day May 2014

Today I am joining in with Christina’s GBFD. This is a chance to really look at the foliage in our gardens and appreciate the valuable contribution it makes to the garden as a whole. This is particularly true in May … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday. 21.5.14

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In a Vase on Monday. Bora da.

Today I am joining in with Cathy’ s meme and my vase has a Welsh theme because I am using my lovely new Port Meirion jug which I bought last week on a visit to Port Meirion. I have picked some showy, … Continue reading

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May Beauties.

I have been away for a week. What at a time to leave the garden. Jason from Gardeninacity spoke about how difficult this is in recent post. Only a gardener understands how hard it is to leave the garden at this … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday. 14/5/14

Epiphyllums.

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Paeonia suffruticosa ssp. rockii.

The story of the Chinese tree peony known as ‘Rockii’  is one that is wreathed in mystery and romance. In fact the plant is almost legendary because it is highly probable that all the plants that we know by this name … Continue reading

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Mulberry Tree Following. 7/5/14

This tree following meme involves a monthly update on the chosen tree on the 7th of the month. It is interesting to see how a tree develops over the course of the year but in the life of a tree everything moves … Continue reading

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