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Six on Saturday – Ripe for the picking

21/09/2019 Well, what a glorious week that was! But it’s been cold in the mornings. The car said 4.5 deg C on Tuesday morning and the heating came on unexpectedly on Monday morning (since I hadn’t bothered to turn the … Continue reading

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In a vase on Monday – Hints of Autumn

This last damp week has seen a number of late flowering stalwarts succumb to mould, including: zinnias, celosia and my dark-leaved basils. The flowering heads on these plants have just keeled over. They look a bit like those floppy Resusci … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday – Three Salvias

Frost has wiped out the zinnias and amaranthus in the borders and so today we cleared these areas, ready for planting tulips later in the week. And that is how I found myself bringing home a bunch of blue clary … Continue reading

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In a vase on Monday – Berries and bees

To join in with Cathy’s In a vase on Monday post today I have been inspired by the cover of the hot-off-the-press seed catalogue from D.T. Brown, because there is something deeply satisfying about those soft fruit and berry colours. … Continue reading

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