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Wordless Wednesday: Purple Reign – A Crown of Wisteria

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In a Vase on Monday – Lilac: A symbol of passion and love

Lilacs: They have such a short, but deliciously fragrant flowering season. They make me think of France and village fetes and bunting and trips to quaint tea shops. Did you know that lilacs are part of the olive family, Oleaceae? … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – The secret life of Arums

   

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Wildlife roundup for April – My, what a long tongue you have!

All the better to … reach the nectar. Take a look at the length of this tongue for instance: This is the Hairy-footed flower bee (Anthophora plumipes) and is a new bee to me this spring. That is not quite … Continue reading

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April flowers – You’re the ones that I want!

Chloris at The Blooming Garden has a fantastic range of spring flowers  and she has select her favourite ‘ten’ for April in this post, giving me plenty of ideas for next year. Meanwhile, these are my current favourite plants around … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – A certain lightness of spirit …

Snowy mespilus (Amelanchier lamarckii)

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Wordless Wednesday – Sunshine

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