Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Rose Garden. Sissinghurst.

The rose garden at Sissinghurst is famous not just because of the wonderful roses but for the way the roses are complemented by the colours and textures of what is grown with them. Vita was never particularly interested in growing them with foliage but with other … Continue reading

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Sissinghurst revisited.

I try to visit the wonderful garden at Sissinghurst twice a year. It seems to be a favourite garden of quite a few other garden bloggers too. I love it in Spring but course June is everybody’s favourite time here when … Continue reading

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More Wedding Flowers

Yesterday I posted a few of my daughters’ wedding flowers.  The flowers are all garden flowers from a variety of gardens. Here are a few more. First I’ll show you the cake which was flavoured with home made rose water … Continue reading

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Wedding Vases.

I am joining in with Cathy’s meme at Ramblinginthegarden to show a vase on Monday but as it is a special occasion I am bending the rules a bit. Sorry, Cathy but these are vases on Saturday and I didn’t … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday. Mellow Yellow.

Again I am joining in with Cathy’s meme. I think everyone who has joined in is finding it a bit addictive. I have a busy week this week and haven’t really the time. But having a quick walk round the … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day. June.

I am joining Carol at May Dreams Gardens for Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day this month to show some of the special treasures which are delighting me at the moment. First a drum roll for Cypripedium reginae. I bought this last year, I … Continue reading

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The Lasagna Vegetable Beds in June.

The raised vegetable beds that I wrote a  post about earlier this year are beginning to look good. We have laid a membrane on the paths and laid gravel on them because they were looking a mess and weeds were … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday. Pretty in Pink

As my vase last week was all about ginger and marmalade, I thought this week should be pink, especially as the garden is full of pink roses. Some of these were already here and others I have planted. The large pink … Continue reading

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The Mulberry Tree in June.

I am joining in with Looseandleafy’ s tree watching meme on the 7th of every month.  My ancient mulberry tree takes life at a steady pace and not a great deal has changed since last month except that the flowers … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday 4/6/14

HOLBOELLIA LATIFOLIA MULTIPLE HWJC008. Crug Farm Nursery. Wales. Climber. Found in Nepal. Gorgeous lilac flowers, purple-white sausage shaped edible fruit. Did I buy one?  Of course I did.

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