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Friday Flowers

Another reminder of last summer. I kept looking at this picture in my collection and wondering what I liked about it. I think it’s that the clematis seems to be snuggling up to the fence rail in spite of its razor-sharp looking bits of peeling paint; the flower seems to say “I like leaning on you despite your sharp edges, because my petals seem to be spiky as well but are really soft”. 24 more words


2014 Photos: Odds and Ends - 1

Between now and the end of the year, I will post some of the photos I took in 2014 that did not make it, for one reason or another, into any of this year’s posts. 19 more words



I was a little disappointed that the Priory’s old and established garden only boasted one clematis.  Over the last six years I have rectified that shortcoming by adding a further twenty or so and today there are almost two dozen clematis dotted about the grounds.  1,098 more words

English Country Garden