Category Archives: Flowers

Wordless Wednesday – “Mandrake, or Mandragora, is a powerful restorative.” … “Excellent. Ten points to Gryffindor.” *

* From Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (by J K Rowling)

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In a Vase on Monday – Woven

Well, today the garden has been a no-go area, what with all the snow, sleet and ice. And let’s not forget the bitter arctic wind! In fact I discovered last night that there is something about the design of our … Continue reading

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In a vase on Monday – Snowdrops, of course!

We missed the worst of the snow yesterday, none fell during the day, but there was a little last evening. In the dark. Where’s the fun in that? How lucky then that today should arrive with brilliantly clear blue skies … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Wishing you a very Happy Christmas

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In a Vase on Monday: Winter solstice 2020

People were told not to travel to Stonehenge to watch sunset/sunrise on the Winter Solstice this year, but English Heritage (who look after the site) set up a live feed on their Facebook page so that everyone around the world … Continue reading

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In a Wreath on Monday – Rejuvenation

I’ve been chopping back a few boundary shrubs today and this has providentially given me some useful, fresh material to revitalise an old shop-bought Christmas wreath. The wreath was new several years ago, but was squirrelled away because of its … Continue reading

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In a vase on Monday – Bushy Tails

It’s cold and miserable outside and gradually it’s become wet as well. I’ve been cutting down sunflowers that were growing along the fence around the vegetable garden. Their heads have fed the birds and were beginning to go mouldy. I … Continue reading

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A Week of Flowers: Day 7 – 28/11/2020

And sadly the last day of a week of fun, fab, flower photos! This has been a lovely exercise in posting positive, plant pictures. It was suggested and hosted by Cathy at Words and Herbs and has succeeded in cheering … Continue reading

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A Week of Flowers: Day 6 – 27/11/2020

Continuing to day six of Cathy’s (Words and Herbs) uplifting flower-sharing week …  and hopefully spreading a little cheer round the web. Today I am thinking that you can’t beat poppies: Click the link to enjoy more beautiful blooms.

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A Week of Flowers: Day 5 – 26/11/2020

Cathy at Words and Herbs has suggested bloggers share flower photos in posts all week to cheer each other up in these seemingly dismal and certainly challenging days. They have definitely been brightening my week. Thanks Cathy! Flowers bring such … Continue reading

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