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An Unexpected Arts and Crafts Gem – Perrycroft

It’s funny how you can trek all over the place, even all over the world, and yet it turns out that there is a wonderful gem of a garden right under your nose and you had no idea. Perrycroft turned … Continue reading

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My garden this weekend – 21st September 2014

Unlike some parts of the country we have been lucky to have a couple of days rain towards the end of the week.  It was mostly light persistent rain but there were a few real downpours which have filled up … Continue reading

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More Paisley or should I say Whales?

Originally posted on Nellie Makes:
Donna’s comment on my last post that the first paisley motif made her think of a whale with flowery eyes made me chuckle and since then all I can see are whales. I have completed…

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Garden Bloggers Bloom Day – September 2014

Looking back to last September’s GBBD post I seem to be showing the same plants with one of two additions.  I don’t have many Asters to show as they haven’t quite opened their blooms yet and with the grey days … Continue reading

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Paisley Ponderings

Originally posted on Nellie Makes:
I had been making good progress on the paisley designed cushion cover but I suspect I am about to take some steps backwards. In my last post I mentioned how frustrated with the transfer method…

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“Desperate for Asters”

Yesterday I had a lovely day out with my friend Victoria.  Firstly we went to Hampton Court which I blogged about last week but the main purpose for our excursion was because Victoria was “desperate” to buy Asters and was … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Flower Crewel Work Completed

Originally posted on Nellie Makes:
Back on the 1st January I blogged about learning a new skill – crewel work.  I have an inability to sit and do nothing of an evening so I tend to either knit, crochet, blog,…

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