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Roman Blind Project

Originally posted on Nellie Makes:
I could start this post by saying its ages since I posted etc etc but I hate that so I won’t instead I will show you one of the projects I have completed this weekend…

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Foliage Follow Up – June 2014

I thought I would focus the Foliage Follow Up post on one border this month.  This is the border which is most dependent on good foliage to look good.  I have called it the Japanese Fern Border in the past … Continue reading

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Show of Hands – Chelsea Fringe

Finally and cutting it a little fine here is my Show of Hands post as part of VegPlottings Chelsea Fringe project. She is collecting images of gardeners’ hands and then she is going to compile them into a slide show. … Continue reading

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My Garden this Weekend – 1st June 2014

After all the rain and cool temperatures we have had it has been a lovely warm weekend; even at times, dare I say it, too warm for gardening.  Saturday was spent at the local HPS group meeting which I always … Continue reading

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The Greenhouse Year – May 2014

I am a few days late with the Greenhouse Year post but I have been distracted with the RHS Chelsea Flower show.  Whilst inspiring in many ways not least the plant quality it is a little dismaying to come home … Continue reading

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The Missing View

I forgot to take a photo of the view from the living room for the End of Month View post so here it is, taken Friday evening when I got home from work. And this view shows the patio outside … Continue reading

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Book Review: British Gardens in Time

There is nothing I enjoy more than a bit of history and when it’s coupled with horticulture I am a very happy person.  So I was thrilled to be offered a review copy of British Gardens in Time; the book … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday 2/4/14 – Chaenomeles japonica

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End of Month View – March 2014

I have decided to include the view from my living room window as the opening of the End of Month View post.  As you can see Spring as arrived with daffodils, hellebores and young growth of the willow tree. The … Continue reading

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End of Month View – February 2014

After the delights of Wisley at the start of the week it is hard not to feel disillusioned when I look at my own garden.  I have to remind myself that I work full-time and my resources are signficantly less.  … Continue reading

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