Monthly Archives: October 2016

How Many Plants Can You Fit into a Telephone Box?

Now that there are so few telephone boxes around, you no longer seem to get the regular imbecility of students trying to get into the Guinness Book of Records by cramming  as many people as possible into a phone box without … Continue reading

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A Visit to East Ruston Old Vicarage.

In September I revisited this amazing garden after a gap of many years and I was bowled over by the energy and imagination and I have to say the money that has been spent on it. Alan Gray and Graham … Continue reading

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Crazy about Colchicums.

I was going to call this post ‘Naked Ladies’, but then decided that it would attract the wrong sort of reader. But this is in fact the common name for these beauties because the flowers appear without any foliage. Colchicums … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday. Cyclamen hederifolium.

I found a little colony of this little beauty, Cyclamen hederifolium hidden away under some overgrown shrubs, so it seemed a good idea to bring a few into the house to enjoy. You can see why they are called ‘hederifolium’ … Continue reading

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