Tag Archives: Horticulture

Wordless Wednesday – A Prickly Fellow

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Wordless Wednesday – Alternative stories

Sometimes it is hard to choose which photo should be posted on Wednesday each week. Here is a small selection of unseen, alternative monthly stories for 2017 Wordless Wednesday posts:  

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Mushy medlars make marvellous marmalade

A dreadful title I know, but once there were three words beginning with the letter ‘m’, I just couldn’t stop myself. In fact I’ve made jelly, not marmalade, from some medlars that I gathered last month. The reason that I … Continue reading

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It’s National Tree Week – Let’s celebrate!

National Tree Week (a UK festival) was introduced in 1975 and is a celebration of all things ‘Tree’. It coincides with the beginning  of the winter planting season and here is the promotion poster for this year. As a long-term … Continue reading

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October’s crescendo of plants

There are some big plant families that flower late in the year and completely change the feel of the garden in October, for instance: chrysanthemums, nerines, rudbeckia and asters. I’ve already featured some of these in recent posts, so although … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Lady in Black

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Wordless Wednesday – 360° Blue Skies

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