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The Patient Gardener

For the love of gardening is a seed that once sown never dies, but always grows and grows to an enduring and ever-increasing source of happiness – Gertrude Jekyll

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Wordless Wednesday – Iris foetidissima

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End of Month View – December 2016

I have to admit that my lackadaisical approach to the blog and to a lesser degree the garden meant that I had forgotten about this month's End of Month View post until Steve over at Glebe House Garden reminded me.... Continue Reading →

Path

"But the beauty is in the walking - we are betrayed by destinations" - Welsh poet Gwyn Thomas Having to some degree drifted through life for the last 10  years or so in the same job, the same house and... Continue Reading →

Wordless Wednesday – Nerine humilis ‘Alba’

Miscanthus Grassland – Akiyoshidai Plateau, Japan

   

The Temple of the Golden Pavilion

Kinkaku-ji, or the Temple of the Golden Pavilion, is the iconic temple of Kyoto. Dating from the late 14th century, the temple was originally the retirement villa of the shogun, Ashikaga Yoshimitsu.  After his death in 1408, in accordance with... Continue Reading →

End of Month View – October 2016

Well Autumn is truly upon us now.  The Colchicums are flowering, the leaves are falling and the clocks went back an hour last night.  I've always enjoyed Autumn, just as I do Spring.  I remember as a child one of... Continue Reading →

Wordless Wednesday 18/5/16 – Anemone Bourdeux

Garden Bloggers Bloom Day – May 2016

Every gardener I know seems to be saying this last week 'Goodness hasn't the garden shot up this week' and yes we have been blessed finally with warmer temperatures which coupled with the rain has given plants a real boost. ... Continue Reading →

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