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Ten Favourite Plants for September.

Like all gardeners I return from holidays anxious to see what is happening in the garden. In my absence this time, there have been gales and heavy rain so the colchicums which were looking so beautiful when I  left are … Continue reading

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In a Vase On Monday. Fluffy.

Cathy who hosts the meme: ‘In a vase on Monday’ has inspired many of us to create a cutting garden so that we always have plenty of cut flowers without spoiling the effect in other parts of the garden. I … Continue reading

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Ten Favourite Plants for August.

I have been AWOL again from the blogging world this month, because I have become obsessed by my latest garden project which has left me with no energy or mindspace for anything else. I hope to finish it next weekend … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday. In the Red.

Many followers of Cathy’s meme ‘In a Vase on Monday’ have become so enthusiastic about it that they have created cut-flower beds. I have  got caught up in it too and I have turned over one of my raised vegetable … Continue reading

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My Top Ten July Plants.

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In a Vase on Monday. A Walk on the Wild Side .

I have been away on a cycling holiday in the beautiful Cotentin region of the Cherbourg peninsula.  This is a part of Normandy which people rush past on their way to the south. But for cyclists like us, anxious to … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Late June Floral Delights.

Swirling in at number one, doing the Jarabe tapatio; the Mexican Hat Dance, we have Tigridia pavonia. The Tigridia comes from Mexico. From the Drakensberg mountains in South Africa we have another bulb, Albuca shawii. It has deliciously fragrant, little yellow … Continue reading

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Some Like It Hot.

And I do, I really love it, but for gardeners it means endless watering. It takes its toll on a girl. Even though it is very hot, the Pianist is not being idle, as you can see, whilst Chloris wilts, … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday. Pink and Orange.

June is a very pink month in the garden, I have lots of pink roses and how pretty they look in a vase. Even the ones that are hanging their heads looking overblown and blowsy sum up June for me. … Continue reading

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Boxford Open Gardens – Sunday 4th June 2017 — Wild Carrot Photography

I have never reblogged anyone’s post before as I prefer to write my own material.  But last Sunday a very hot looking Amanda from Wild Carrot Photography appeared in my garden weighed down by a very business-looking camera. She had … Continue reading

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