Monthly Archives: February 2015

Wordless Wednesday. Winter Gems.

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Scent in the Garden

Wellywoman and Backlane Notebook have started a new meme called ‘Scent in the Garden’ and as for me, fragrance is such an important element in the garden, I have to join in. The winter garden is more scented than at any other time … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday. Summer Snowflakes

By coincidence I see that Cathy who hosts the meme, In a Vase on Monday, at Ramblinginthegarden has used snowflakes in her vase today. Cathy has used the delightful little Spring snowflakes: Leucojum vernum which bizarrely seem to come into bloom later … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day. February

At last the weather feels Spring-like; the birds are singing and more flowers are appearing every day.  With the sunshine the little species crocuses have  all opened  up. They flower much earlier than the big fat Dutch crocus. The first … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday. White Icicles.

In my vase this week I have used some Ribes; Flowering Currant, which I have brought into flower in the warmth of the house. There is a variety called ‘White Icicles’ which has pure white flowers, but this is not … Continue reading

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White Fever.

          I think all snowdrop lovers are in the throes of galanthomania right now.  If you are feeling the first signs of this condition, then be warned it is incurable. You might think that you are … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday. February.

It is bitterly cold at the moment and not the sort of weather to linger in the garden getting inspiration for a vase. So I picked a bunch of snowdrops. They are not any of my special ones; just the … Continue reading

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