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Wordless Wednesday: Fleur-de-lis decoration

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Wordless Wednesday – In a sweet swirl

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High Fives

It’s a great idea to take stock of what is looking good and giving you enjoyment in the garden every so often. Chloris at The Blooming Garden often does a snapshot round up in her garden and she always has many … Continue reading

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Honey lilies – A sweet moment in the year

This week the honey lilies (Nectaroscordum siculum) have broken out of their pale papery calyces en masse and are making a wonderful display in our shady front garden. Before this happened the florets were tightly wrapped in upright bundles and … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday – Stormy Seas

I’ve been prowling around the garden checking for consequences of our being away and for the most part things have done perfectly well without us (kind neighbours watered the greenhouse). The exceptions are the things that I planted in the … Continue reading

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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 – Tulip ‘Ancilla’ and the dusty footsteps

This is Tulipa kaufmanniana ‘Ancilla’ with gold-centred, red-ringed,  waterlily-shaped flowers

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