Category Archives: Winter

Wordless Wednesday – Raise your Scarlet Elf Cups

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Wordless Wednesday – A choice of routes? No contest!

 

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Wordless Wednesday – Hot stuff

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Happy Christmas!

At Wimpole Hall, near Cambridge, the Reindeer Road is once again set up to welcome visitors to the gardens. If you take a walk along the winding bark-chip path through the Pleasure Grounds down to the Walled Garden and Home … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – I usually think of my dog as white …

 

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It’s National Tree Week – Let’s celebrate!

National Tree Week (a UK festival) was introduced in 1975 and is a celebration of all things ‘Tree’. It coincides with the beginning  of the winter planting season and here is the promotion poster for this year. As a long-term … Continue reading

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Structural Integrity – It’s there in black and white

I like to leave seed heads on the plants in the borders as long as I can, partly for the wildlife and partly because I find the bare bones fascinating. Since it turned cold and windy though, we’ve had to … Continue reading

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It’s a beautiful day and I can’t stop myself from smiling …

We’ve had some fantastic weather these last few days, with frosty starts and sunny, clear skies. I’ve started my Front Garden project and have been pruning some of the largest trees and grinding them down. Already it is feeling brighter … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – January’s Tentacles: Parrotia persica

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Merry Christmas – One and all!

So this morning, Christmas Eve, we were greeted with a spectacular red sky. This typically means that the good weather has passed, most likely heralding a change for the worse. Tomorrow is predicted to be dreary, with thick cloud here … Continue reading

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