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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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Yesterday afternoon my Dad, Roy, passed away.  He had suffered a major heart attack and cardiac arrest in the 3rd August at Worcester hospital. At the time we were thankful that Mum had sensed something was very wrong and had … Continue reading

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My Garden this Weekend 17/8/14 – A Warts & All Tour

I have weeded, dead-headed, cut back and generally given the garden a good sort out this weekend and during the evenings last week.  It was long overdue and the chaos that has been irritating me for weeks, if not months, … Continue reading

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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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Wordless Wednesday 30/7/14 – North Hill, Malvern

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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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