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In a vase from a paramour,
freshly cut and placed in nutrient water,
a woman admires her roses.

Outside the window,
her ignored magnolia tree
blooms for yet another spring.


Villa Del Mar, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos little mermaid Disney

Perhaps you feel the same way as we do about Disney. If you love it, stop reading this blog now. If you were sentenced to your Disney time when you had children, well so were we. 489 more words


Spring puts on its best bonnet this Easter


  Happy Easter Bank Holiday everyone! It’s not all about the chocolate though…it’s about new beginnings, and where better to celebrate that than in the garden. If you make it along to ours this holidays there are some wonderful spring sights in store – and if you can’t make it we hope these pictures will bring you closer. 130 more words

Bodnant Garden

The yellow magnolia

On Sunday the blooms of the pale yellow flowered ‘Elizabeth’ magnolia (Magnolia ‘Elizabeth’, below) were perfection. By some confluence of circumstances nearly every flower arrived at once so that the tree went from nearly bare to full bloom, probably within hours though I was not watching at the time. 328 more words

My Garden


It snowed a couple of days ago. Actual, sticking-on-the-ground, accumulating snow. Almost one and a half inches of snow. A couple of days before, it had been 80°F. 17 more words


First the Blossoms, then the Leaves - Queen Magnolia Makes up for Lost Time

It is Holy Week and by now it should be the dogwoods that ought to be blooming with their cruciform flowers, each petal pierced with red. 149 more words

Art Thief

April Showers Bring Magnolias

Things are really blooming in Union Square Park, and we’ve seen tons of gorgeous pictures of our bright pink magnolias popping up while scrolling through… 54 more words

Union Square Park