Category Archives: Flowers

Wordless Wednesday – Ah! Winter Heliotrope

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A Week of Flowers #Day7 – Flowers and Friends

Since the beginning of December Cathy at Words and Herbs has been running ‘A Week of Flowers‘ to cheer and brighten our lives. It’s been an absolutely delight to dip into so many people’s passions and favourites. I’ve loved it! … Continue reading

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A Week of Flowers – #Day6

Something was tugging on a memory as I was admiring the gloriously sunny flower of  Leucospermum ‘Goldie’ in Kris Peterson’s #Day4 flower post. Now I know that can’t grow such an exotic plant here in England, but … and then … Continue reading

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A Week of Flowers – #Day4

I’ve not posted for a bit (busy and distracted, sorry), but Cathy’s lovely idea for celebrating a week of flowers, to cheer and inspire us at this time of year, was too welcome an opportunity to miss without applauding it … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday – Off with their Heads!

 I couldn’t let Cathy’s (cathy@ramblinginthegarden) celebration of eight years hosting the meme ‘In a Vase on Monday‘ pass without a shout-out. Congratulations Cathy! 416 beautiful flower arrangements is an inspiring achievement … But that’s not all, because each vase is … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Calico aster ‘Lady in Black’

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In a vase on Monday – Bring me sunshine

I don’t feel too bad about cutting flowers from the garden at this time of year, since there is a rapidly approaching natural end in sight for many of them. For instance, the winds last week already culled a few … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Pot marigolds with élan!

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In a Vase on Monday – Summer blues

I had a plan. I went outside with the intention of collecting a big handful of the heliopsis flowers (‘Summer Nights’) that have been flowering against the greenhouse for weeks, only to discover that they are over now. Recent cold … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday – Weather Watchers and Peonies

My vase today is simply filled with beautiful peonies. They smell wonderful. The heads are fully open and frilly, because I picked them several days ago. They didn’t come from my garden. I went to a local Pick Your Own … Continue reading

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