Tag Archives: Flowers

Wordless Wednesday – The secret life of Arums

   

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Wordless Wednesday – Snippets from Anglesey Abbey’s Dahlia Festival

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In a Vase on Monday – Fresh scents of spring

Walking around the village this afternoon I was very happy to see colour blossoming in the lawns everywhere. Mostly this is coming from scattered crocuses in smart yellows and shades of purple, spilling down driveways and planted round community seats … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Border moments from 2016

   

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Wordless Wednesday – Incandencence and the bees

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Wordless Wednesday – Chocolate cake with the last of the edible flowers

Recipe can be found here and since I am worried that it might disappear from the bbc website at some point I’ve printed Angela Nilsen’s yummy recipe here as well: Ingredients 200g good quality dark chocolate, about 60% cocoa solids … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – You may need sunglasses for some of these dazzlers

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Dances with Dahlias at Anglesey Abbey

Anglesey Abbey in Lode, Cambridgeshire is holding its annual Dahlia Festival. It runs until 4th October. Even if you are not a big dahlia fan (I hate pompoms for instance), it is a fun focus for a visit, because of … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Zinnias Unfurled

 

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The 2015 Hampton Court Flower Show – A First-timer’s Impressions

I visited the 25th Hampton Court Flower Show on Saturday, the penultimate day, after several days of stonkingly intense heat (OK I am British and have thick blood). I’ve never been before and I had high hopes of something like … Continue reading

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