Tag Archives: Purple

Wordless Wednesday – A lavender leg massage on a wet day!

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Wordless Wednesday – A thistle by any other name … Berkheya purpurea

   

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Wordless Wednesday – Excitation levels

 

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Wordless Wednesday – Furry flowers and spiky seedheads

 

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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: Fleur-de-lis decoration

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Wordless Wednesday – FEED ME!

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In a Vase on Monday – Shaded by honey lilies

I have a large patch of honey lilies (Nectaroscordum siculum) in the front garden that poke determinedly through the assorted ground elder and brambles that I spend my life fighting. They seed around freely and I’ve been very happy to … Continue reading

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“O Oysters, come and walk with us!”

When I first grew Salsify, Tragopogon porrifolius, I was fairly new to grow-your-own and was being adventurous with vegetables. I was reading a lot of wild food and (Victorian) kitchen gardening books and so I grew it for its delicious, … Continue reading

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