Monthly Archives: October 2014

Highgate Cemetery. 31.11.14.

  As today is Halloween, I thought I would show you some pictures of what is said to be the most haunted graveyard in the UK. In fact Bram Stoker is said to have been inspired by it when writing … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday. 27.10.14.

Golden Pearls. I chose this title because I started the arrangement with a spray of the lovely little rose.’Perle d’Or’. The flowers are pale peach but the buds are much darker; I think they would make a perfect buttonhole rose … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday. 22.10.14

An October Snowdrop.

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Autumn Colour. Leaves and Berries.

Here in the UK we never get the magnificent autumn colour that I have seen on blogs such as Beth’s at Plant Postings.  This Autumn has been incredibly mild  and we haven’t had the cold frosty nights which help to create really brilliant … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday. October.

‘They dined on mince and slices of quince which they ate with a runcible spoon’. ‘The Owl and the Pussy Cat’. Edward Lear. My three year-old Quince tree, Cydonia oblonga ‘Vranja’ produced two beautiful quinces this year. I have them on … Continue reading

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Nerines – October Jewels.

I expect most people know the famous tale of how Nerine sarniensis, The Guernsey Lily came to Guernsey.  It is probably apocryphal but it makes a romantic story. Bulbs were supposed to have been washed up onto the sandy shores of Guernsey and taken … Continue reading

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The Mulberry Tree. October 2014

On the 7th of each month all the tree followers who are joining in with Lucy’s meme at looseandleafy  give an update of their chosen tree. This morning I made my way down the little lane which leads to the tree. … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday . October Treasures..

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