Tag Archives: Gardening

Wordless Wednesday – A trumpet worth blowing!

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Six on Saturday – 17/07/2021

The bit of the lawn that still gets mown was cut bright and early this morning, before the temperatures started to get a bit melty. This provided a lovely velvet surface for our apples fall on to. In fact I’ve … Continue reading

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Poppy ‘Amazing Grey’

I’m sure you all know how it is when you’ve been away for a few days and, as you approach home, suddenly become desperate to see how the garden has got on without you (usually fine, of course!). Well, yesterday … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Cornflower blue

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Six on Saturday – Whispering grass … and a challenge

26/06/2021 The summer solstice passed with temperatures lower than the winter solstice in some places round here. We had a heavy dew on our lawn, which looked like frost. It felt cold. We measured 5 deg C in the open … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Eyelashes, poppies and buttercups

18/06/2021 Thank goodness for gardening! Don’t mind me, but it’s been an awful week and I’ve never been so grateful to be able thrash weeds at my parents house, tend the burgeoning borders at Wimpole (National Trust) and plant out … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday – Weather Watchers and Peonies

My vase today is simply filled with beautiful peonies. They smell wonderful. The heads are fully open and frilly, because I picked them several days ago. They didn’t come from my garden. I went to a local Pick Your Own … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Walking blindly by

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Six on Saturday – A summer buzz

05/06/2021 It’s a quick Six today, because there’s a ton of pricking out to be done … and it’s warm and sunny, so no time to be indoors typing. I am joining The Propagator for his prolific ‘Six on Saturday’ … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – In a dappled dell of honey lilies

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