Monthly Archives: December 2017

Ten Blooms for December.

‘Gardener, if you listen, listen well: Plant for your winter pleasure, when the months Dishearten; plant to find a fragile note Touched from the brittle violin of frost.’ From ‘The Garden’.¬†Vita Sackville-West I love the outline of trees against a … Continue reading

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In a Vase for Christmas.

Many years ago Tony Venison, who for years wrote a gardening column for Country Life, told me that he went round his garden on Christmas Day every year and picked a posy of flowers, including just one of every variety … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday. Ghosts of Summer.

I have got a bit behind with blogging as we have been to beautiful Bruges for a pre- Christmas jolly. And then we came back to this… I was hoping to find ten blooms for December and¬† something pretty for … Continue reading

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