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In a Vase on Monday. Dydd Gwyl Dewi Hapus.

St. David’s Day marks the end of the winter and what an interminable one it has been this year. But after a weekend of sun, exciting and beautiful things are happening in the garden. But to celebrate St. David’s Day … Continue reading

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The Winter Garden.

And so it goes on, this is not what we are used to in Suffolk. The snow plough had to clear the top of the lane. We bravely ventured out, and even the Pianist wore his bear suit, his is … Continue reading

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In a Vase on a snowy Monday.

Well here we go again. The Beast from the East Mark 2 or Darcy as we have to call her this time. I was going to write about my winter garden today and now the whole thing is a winter … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday. January Delights.

This January seems to be limping by with unparalleled bleakness . I have created a winter garden to give colour and pleasure though the long winter days, but now we are all under house arrest because of an out of … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day in the Blooming Garden.

I have always prided myself on being an all year round gardener but the last few days have found me lurking inside. Freezing fog and icy ground is a bit of a challenge to the keenest gardeners. I made a … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Flower Count.

Each year I pick a posy of flowers on Christmas Eve and count how many different blooms I can find to cheer up the dark days of winter. This year we are all in particular need of cheer, as many … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday. Purple Blobs.

My offering for In a Vase on Monday is an eryngium. You are probably more familiar with the metallic blue prickly sea holly and its relatives which all bloom in summer. This one is the giant sea holly, Eryngium pandanifolium … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday. December Delights.

I think I have already said in this blog that I think it is important to have something to look forward to each month in the garden. Something that makes your heart beat faster and that you anticipate with delight. … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday. Glamour from the Greenhouse.

I meant to write a post about the greenhouse in October and tomorrow will be December and still I haven’t got round to it. To make sure there is some floral treat to look forward to all the year round, … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday. November Stars.

I try to grow something exciting for each month of the year so there is always something to look forward. Of course, as we slide into winter it becomes more difficult. But November is not a problem. I wrote about … Continue reading

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