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A brief window of sunshine emerged in an otherwise wet and dull day, to enable me to cut the grass, do some dead-heading, and repel bramble invaders on the back drive. 136 more words

Shade Garden

More from the school gardens in Langenlois:

I love shade gardens a lot, and I’m planning to create something like this under the cherry tree in the Unexpected Garden, but the first priority is finishing the vegetable bed. 19 more words

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Columbines

These lovely columbines have sown out themselves in our front yard and I’m now giving away seeds for each:

From upper left to lower right: Aquilegia “Bordeaux Barlow” with filled flowers, Aquilegia vulgaris with white-pink , pink and blue “petticoat” shaped flowers. 68 more words

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Aquilegia vivat - inspite of cats and British summer

(I think also the camera won out over the i-phone) We have pale pink aquilegia that I am not very keen on, but coming out first they always herald early summer for me, then white, purple/blue doubl… 9 more words

Aquilegia vivat - inspite of cats and British summer

(I think also the camera won out over the i-phone)

We have pale pink aquilegia that I am not very keen on, but coming out first they always herald early summer for me, then white, purple/blue doubles and a stripy red and white multi-layer looking like tiny chrysanths, perhaps a bit over the top and not very true to original flower. 120 more words

A Name for the Garden

I’ve been wondering for a while what to call my new garden, except “new garden”. I do need a way to distinguish it from the balcony garden and the community garden, after all. 127 more words

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