Tag Archives: Glory-of-the-snow

A burst of blue

Okay, I exaggerate slightly but the glory-of-the-snow and anemones were a delight to my eyes this evening. Especially as it is the end of term and I was held up in traffic after a lorry was engulfed in flames on … Continue reading

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Out of my winter home

In order to build the pond, I needed to move the rhubarb into a container over winter so today the crown finally moved into its new home. I’d prepared the ground at the beginning of last month and was waiting … Continue reading

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In between the flagstones

When I looked out this morning at my beloved shed, I noticed something I hadn’t expected to see under the door. My first thought was that something had happened to the support but upon closer inspection, lo and behold, it … Continue reading

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Upon moving the Elijah Blue

It’s been a long time since I have spontaneously gone into the garden and then ended up on a roll. Blame it on my ornamental grass, Festuca glauca ‘Elijah Blue’, if you will! The grass lived in the forest garden … Continue reading

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Originally, this post was going to be about mulching the blueberries with coffee grounds    but after being out and about, I noticed the crab apple tree coming to life. Underneath it is a flower, whose name I didn’t know … Continue reading

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