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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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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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Wordless Wednesday – 17/06/2015 – Mist Kissed

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Wordless Wednesday – 03/06/2015 – The delightful, gossamer flowers of the paper mulberry tree

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