Category Archives: gardening

Wordless Wednesday 27/8/14 – Eryngium alpinum ‘Blue Star’

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Stockton Bury Gardens – August

Some may recall that earlier this year I set out to visit Stockton Bury Gardens, a garden local to me, on a regular basis.  I have to admit I failed to make a monthly visit for far too many reasons … Continue reading

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A fine example of hedgehoggery

It is a family joke that my parents, especially my father, loved to dome shrubs when he was pruning.  I often despaired as to me the beauty of many shrubs is their ranging wide-spread form. Over the last few days … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday 13/8/14 – Zinnia

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My Garden This Weekend – 10th August 2014

I haven’t been in the garden this weekend apart from to take some photographs.  Sunday has been wet and windy thanks to residue of hurricane Bertha once she had blasted across the Atlantic.  We have had very heavy downpours and … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday 5/8/14 – Phyllostachys pubescens

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Isole Madre – an Italian Botanical Delight

Now some of my readers have kindly described my garden as lush when they saw my EOMV photos but I don’t see it this way.  For me the photo above shows a lush garden.  The garden in question is Isola … Continue reading

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