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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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Wordless Wednesday – Althaea cannabina dancing in the breeze

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Getting to the gate …. at Beth Chatto’s Gardens

I suppose there are always gardens you’ve flagged for a visit in your head, but somehow haven’t made it to. On my East of England list I’ve still got: Geoff Hamilton’s Barnsdale Gardens, Blickling Hall, Burghley House and (until now) … Continue reading

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