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Six on Saturday. Autumn Bounty.

I have had a rather long blogging holiday as other writing commitments have rather taken over the last few weeks and sometimes life gets in the way. But I’m still here and so is the garden. In fact, late summer … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday. Looking Good in August.

l have been away for a while. Not to Brazil, as I suggested in my last post as a safer option than the UK, but to France to spend time with my son Bertie and his beautiful Beatrice. They no … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday. Freedom Day?

Well, here we are, the 19th July has been named as Freedom Day by our criminally reckless Prime Minister. We are heading for 1000,000 cases a day later this summer. But Boris is reverting to his original covid strategy known … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday. Short-lived Splendour.

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Six on Saturday. A Rainy July Day.

As gardeners we are never happy. Last year, here in the UK, we moaned about constant watering and this year we don’t have that problem; quite the contrary, a little more sunshine would be lovely. Still it is warm and … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday. The Day of the Triffids.

My posts are getting like buses; long gaps then they all come together. But I couldn’t let another day go by without celebrating my triffid. Eight years ago I bought a plant of Beschorneria yuccoides. I didn’t have high hopes … Continue reading

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‘Of all the flowers methinks a rose is best’. Shakespeare.

And who am I to argue with Shakespeare? My garden has roses everywhere, I have lost count of how many there are. They are my passion. Throughout the month of June their fragrance pervades the whole garden. And of course … Continue reading

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Glorious June Blooms. Six on Saturday.

Exciting things happen every day in the garden in June and it is difficult to keep up with it all, but today it is raining and I can’t do much outside apart from worry about the roses getting dashed. And … Continue reading

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Early June.

‘What is one to say about June, the time of perfect young summer, the fulfillment of the promise of the earlier months and with as yet no sign to remind one that its fresh young beauty will ever fade’. Gertrude … Continue reading

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A Soggy May Sunday.

Goodness, we have had some rain. Everyone is moaning about it, although we gardeners are secretly glad not to have to worry about watering. But even so, I am beginning to feel like Mr. Bennet in Pride and Prejudice when … Continue reading

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