Category Archives: Flowers

(Not) In a Vase on Monday – Leaf kebab anyone?

This morning, on my dog walk, I was admiring the beautiful red stems being revealed on the lime trees as the leaves fall, so I snapped off a few (don’t panic, they flail them every year anyway, so I am … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – The Long Goodbye

What a glorious autumn we are having. We’ve had some frosts, which have carried the dahlias etc off, clearing space for the coming week’s bulb planting. They also helped the colours ramp up, so there is now a great show … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Happy Halloween: Treat of course

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Six on Saturday – Snippets and seeds

It’s been a mad week: A wedding coming up this weekend, so clothes etc. to sort out, family to gather up from universities, food to prepare for an autumn feast at work, plus a special birthday to attend. On Monday … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Spring in October?

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Six on Saturday – All fall down

22-09-2018 Today has been a clearing up day after those gusty winds we’ve been having over the last 48hrs managed to wreck a fair few things in the garden. And now it is raining, so I’ve retreated to the house … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday – Definite autumn shades

Yes, it is most certainly autumn, but I could hardly believe the heat in the walled garden at Wimpole today. I was taking salvia cuttings most of the morning and I am hoping that they can take the extreme temperature … Continue reading

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