Category Archives: Spring

Wordless Wednesday – Introducing Slawa

Oh go on then, just a few more!

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Easter 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic

As we hit a number of scary milestones in the path of this disease this Easter I am thinking of key workers in all walks of life with gratitude And wishing everyone a peaceful and hopeful Easter.

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Wordless Wednesday – Daffodils: A visual antidote

Wimpole Hall is owned by the National Trust. In a statement about the coronavirus (COVID-19) on Tuesday 17 March 2020 the National Trust said that … Although Wimpole Hall, Farm, restaurant, visitor welcome, shops are now closed until further notice, … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Sun Bliss and the Wild Tulips

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Wordless Wednesday – A sinusoidal snake dance

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April flowers – You’re the ones that I want!

Chloris at The Blooming Garden has a fantastic range of spring flowers  and she has select her favourite ‘ten’ for April in this post, giving me plenty of ideas for next year. Meanwhile, these are my current favourite plants around … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Sunshine

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Wordless Wednesday: Fleur-de-lis decoration

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A Cuckoo in the Nest

Grape hyacinths, even Muscari armeniacum, don’t seem to last here for more than a couple of years in the garden. It is probably our soggy winter conditions and clay soil that does for them, but I do love their wonderful … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday :- Words for snow

Our little sliver of an old Chivers orchard has erupted into a blizzard of white:

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