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Postcard from Chelsea #6: Little stars

The talk of the Pavilion this year was not the giant Pullman carriage at the Bowdens stand – but a diminutive little tumble of starry flowers spangling the mossy ground beneath Japanese cherries, pussy willows and artfully-placed branches of larch. 342 more words


Alpines - Completely

Kingston duo Alpines are back with a post-pop delight titled Completely. 101 more words


Alpines - Completely

Back with an intriguing, experimental sound – and a beautifully simple and mesmerising video – electronic duo Alpines have released Completely.

It’s the first new material from Kingston upon Thames’ own Catherine Pockson and Bob Matthews for a couple of years (since 2014 debut album… 58 more words



After my visit to The Beth Chatto Gardens I thought I better get planting the 10,000 plants I had bought…

Lizzie had helped me pick out half a dozen Sedums, all roughly 5-10cm in ultimate height, so I decided to plant them in terracotta bowls rather than in pots or straight in the ground. 366 more words


Mini Beastie goes to Wisley

Today we took Mini Beastie on his first outing, I won mini Beastie back in February from Helen at craw craft beasties , but hadn’t got around to taking him out. 67 more words


Easy Plants

If you are a little forgetful maybe drought tolerant alpines are for you, they do not mind being forgotten about. [<a href=”https://www.flickr.com/photos/meesterdickey/14107274332&#8243; target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow”>Photo CCBY RyanDickey</a>]