Tag Archives: Flowers

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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Wordless Wednesday – 27/05/2015 – In a garden full of flowers, there is still a margin for error

 

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The Many Faces of the Walnut – Up close and personal

The walnut trees are flowering now. You might blink and miss the event though. The dangling male catkins don’t last all that long, especially if the wind gets up at all. The female flowers are tiny, opening at the ends … Continue reading

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