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Feeling guilty over self-seedlings

I’ve had a good weeding session in the AA garden today, the beds are tidy and the little footpaths are pretty much clear too. So why do I feel so guilty…the paths and beds also had lots of self-seeded plants in, plants I like such as aquilegia, polemonium, nigella. 486 more words


Gratitude: Aquilegia Flower

This week I am grateful for Aquilegia or ‘Grandmothers Bonnet’ as it’s known. Delicate pretty flowers in abundance right now, and in so many beautiful pastel shades. 132 more words


A columbine and a columbine

Just by some odd coincidence two columbines have ended up together in a border. I put two viola ‘Columbine’ in a bed and decided to put some blue aquilegias (columbine) in the same border. 128 more words

Plant Combinations

Aquilegia formosa

Latin Name: Aquilegia formosa
Common Name: red columbine / Western columbine
Family: Ranunculaceae
Plant type: Herbaceous Perennial
Origin: Western USA
Hard Zone: 3-9
Mature Size: 3′ x 2′ 27 more words

Herbaceous Perennial