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Top of the Pops …. or I love poppies

Yes, I love poppies: Flanders poppies, opium poppies, oriental poppies, Shirley poppies. I also stare longingly at the acid loving varieties, but make do with the varieties I can grow here in Alkali Land. Luckily, with the Shirley poppies providing … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Clouds (of Cow Parsley)

It may have come (and largely) gone as all the rage at Chelsea, but in Cambridgeshire and elsewhere, Cow Parsley (Anthriscus sylvestris) is a landscape staple, filling the country roads, alleys and meadows throughout the months of April, May and … Continue reading

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