Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Winter Garden. Anglesey Abbey.

Most of us try to have as many plants for winter interest as possible. The trouble is that if they are dotted about the garden they don’t make much impact. The wonderful winter walk at Anglesey Abbey, Lode, near Cambridge … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day. January.

Here we are in the depths of winter with an icy wind blowing, but never mind there are lovely things in bloom if we are hardy enough to go and look at them. Let’s start with the Witch Hazels. This … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday.

This week’s vase was actually in a vase on Sunday. It was a table arrangement for the Pianist’s Birthday Party yesterday. I have used the glaucous blue leaves of Eucalyptus gunni for this; they are very useful for flower arrangements. … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday. January Jewels.

I picked some of my treasures for a little vase today to join in with Cathy’s meme which involves filling a vase with flowers from the garden each Monday. On a dull day like today it perhaps looks better with … Continue reading

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Garden Paintings.

I have some snowdrops and hellebores in bloom and I could photograph them,  but on this first day of the New Year I prefer to sit by the fire and show you a few of my favourite garden paintings. Henry … Continue reading

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