Monthly Archives: April 2020

In a Vase on Monday. We’ll Gather Lilacs in the Spring Again.

‘There were few houses that did not contain in their gardens… lilac bushes…And so it came about that, all through the month of May, each small house found itself dowered with an expected magnificence, a whole, silent household staff of … Continue reading

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Top Ten April Blooms.

Top Ten Bloom Day falls on St. George’s Day this year. Why somebody who was born in Turkey should be the patron saint of England has always baffled me, even if he was a handy man to have around if … Continue reading

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In a Pot on Monday. Tulip Time.

I couldn’t bring myself to cut my tulips for a vase so I have adapted Cathy‘s Monday meme to be in a pot instead of a vase. I plantedĀ  sunset colours in pots, I wanted them all in one big … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday. Easter Eggs.

What a funny Easter- no chocolate Easter eggs, no hot cross buns, no Simnel cake and worst of all, no family lunch. But what fantastic weather we have had and a wonderful day in the garden yesterday. And here in … Continue reading

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Once in a Pink Moon.

Last night the pink super moon was such a wonderful sight that I had to run outside to get a shot of it. The pink moon is supposed to represent rebirth and renewal and the pink flowers that bloom in … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday. Primroses.

Out on our daily hour of exercise we are enjoying the banks of primroses lining the lanes round us. I wasn’t the only one admiring these beauties, matching Brimstone butterflies were enjoying them too. I love primroses so much that … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday. True Blue.

If you think about it, true blue flowers are quite rare, the flowers listed by nursery men as blue are very often shades of mauve or purple. In fact there is no blue pigment in the plant world and colours … Continue reading

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