Tag Archives: red

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 – Wishing you a very Happy Christmas

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Wordless Wednesday – A Red Walnut

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Wordless Wednesday – PoP! goes my heart *

*  From the Hugh Grant/ Drew Barrymore rom com ‘Music and Lyrics’  – seemed like an appropriate reaction to these glorious poppies!

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In a Vase on Monday: Hedging my bets

It is large-scale, mechanical hedge-cutting season here in the Fens. The rule of thumb is to get it all done before the end of February, before the birds start nesting in earnest. Most of the time the results have the … Continue reading

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Ring of Fire

My autumn tree quest is never complete without a visit to Cambridge Botanical Gardens, primarily to check out the Liquidambar at the lake edge. It colours up quite early and is a fantastic sight, with its reflected glory in the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – 21/10/2015 – If Klimt had painted Autumn

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Rainbow leaves and growing old gloriously

Last weekend, as we were driving along the A14 to a university open day, it was quite startling to see how many trees are already colouring up for autumn in spite of the indian summer we have been having of … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – 09/09/2015 – A Cinnamon Bug’s Life

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