Tag Archives: Gardening

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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Six on Saturday – Refreshed and raring to go

This last week we managed to get away to Dorset for a little break. It’s the first holiday in well over a year and it was lovely. Yes, we had plenty of rain (and 65 mph winds), but there were … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – 50/50 Woes and Wows

08/05/2021 May is off to a see-saw start for me, both in terms of weather and successes in the garden. Here’s a selection of wins and woes from our garden this week for Six-on-Saturday, which is hosted by Jonathon, aka … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday – Starlight Sensation

I bought a couple of new kinds of narcissus from Peter Nyssen in the autumn. Late of course and then I quickly bunged them in pots, only for them to sit around while I decided where to put them in … Continue reading

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A blossom bower

Deep in the puffs of apple blossom, With surround-sound provided by buzzing bees, A cosy nest has been built. Well, I say ‘built’ and ‘cosy’, but we are talking about wood pigeons here … and that means it’s actually a … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – The Fabuloso Fringed Fabio

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