Monthly Archives: January 2016

In a Vase on Monday

‘Chaste snowdrop, venturous harbinger of spring, and pensive monitor of fleeting years!’  William Wordsworth. I’m joining in with Cathy’s meme today with a little bunch of snowdrops in my little Medina glass snowflake vase. I have used Arum subsp. italicum … Continue reading

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Out and About in Suffolk and a Story of Murder Most Foul.

This is of course, a gardening blog. I am not usually a fairweather gardener but this winter has defeated me with its endless wet, followed this last week with frost.  Instead of showing you yet more hellebores and snowdrops, I’d like … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday. Big, Blowsy and Beautiful.

Found in a French garden. The result of a supposedly impossible cross between Helleborus niger and Helleborus orientalis.

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Happy New Year!

How amazing it is to be enjoying the blooms of February and March so early!   It sounds rather churlish to complain, but I feel rather cheated of the anticipation which is part of the fun of winter flowers. My … Continue reading

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