Category Archives: Flowers

In a Vase on Monday – Into the gloaming

After working in the sunshine for most of this morning, it was a strange feeling to get back this afternoon to the odd half light that storm Ophelia is causing by whipping up Saharan dust into the skies. It’s been … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – 360° Blue Skies

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In a vase on Monday – Hints of Autumn

This last damp week has seen a number of late flowering stalwarts succumb to mould, including: zinnias, celosia and my dark-leaved basils. The flowering heads on these plants have just keeled over. They look a bit like those floppy Resusci … Continue reading

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Top 10 plants for September … Reach for the skies

Chloris is once again sharing her top 10 plants of the month (always worth a look as she has such an interesting collection) in a meme that encourages others to look around their plots and do the same. So I’ve … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Snippets from Anglesey Abbey’s Dahlia Festival

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Wordless Wednesday – Just add water

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The Colours of a Sunset

It seems that I am going through an orange phase in the garden this year. After years of filling borders with pastel tones, when I look around now, at the beginning of September, I see masses of bright yellows, orange … Continue reading

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