Tag Archives: Gardening

Wordless Wednesday – A lovely old-fashioned Chrysanthemum!

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Six on Saturday – Mouse in the Greenhouse!

I’ve spent the day on my knees, clearing out the greenhouse. Mostly stuff (densely packed pots, fleeces, watering gadgets, feeds, labels and inventive covers accumulated over a number of years) that resides under the long bench. I’ve been finally forced … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Calico aster ‘Lady in Black’

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Six on Saturday – Autumnal Beauties

Oh good, it’s time for Six on Saturday again! This week, in addition to sharing 6 gardening goodies, our host has apparently gone on a very long run (100 miles). Hopefully, his trainers can take the pounding. Meanwhile, if I … Continue reading

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Danger: Flying Fur Balls!

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In a vase on Monday – Bring me sunshine

I don’t feel too bad about cutting flowers from the garden at this time of year, since there is a rapidly approaching natural end in sight for many of them. For instance, the winds last week already culled a few … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Farewell Cosmos ‘Dazzler’: You have bewitched us, body and soul

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Six on Saturday – Close Encounters of the Tussock kind

What a dull as dishwater day, weather-wise at any rate. In other ways it has been interesting day watching local gridlock develop and tempers flare as a result of cars forming ‘orderly’ queues for petrol. It was certainly a bad … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Carder Bee vs. the Black Hole

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Wimpole Sunflowers under Van Gogh Skies

Several areas in the Walled Garden at the National Trust’s Wimpole Estate have been planted up with mixes of sunflowers. This brings in tons of wildlife in the form of pollinators and, as of last week, seed eating birds. Plus … Continue reading

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