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Six On Saturday: Red, white and blue

Oh go on,  indulge me!  It’s Harry and Meghan’s day and here’s my Six:


I’ve planted up the containers.  I’m very predictable.  It’s always two geraniums and something else.  244 more words


Quick photos from this afternoon

After work I noticed that the cistus is flowering. It usually starts small – one or two flowers at a time – before getting completely covered. 97 more words


Plants in the Garden

A slight departure from what’s normally posted here, but, eventually I’d like to have an archive of drought tolerant evergreen plants (focusing on the glaucous species) in addition to the tropical species.   121 more words


Cuir Velours by Naomi Goodsir

We imagine this sensuous, magical scent smells like the grown-up version of the wardrobe that will take you to Narnia: warm, sweet, woody, exciting and inviting. 911 more words


Six on Saturday - January 27

Rain, rain and more rain. We had sun on Thursday and an hour of sun this morning, but tomorrow’s forecast is even worse than today’s. Well, let’s just soldier on with our Sixes on Saturday – you can see them all on the… 294 more words


Cistus salvifolius L.

This is a shrub of up to 1 m tall that is distributed all along S. Europe, N. Africa, SW. Asia and Macaronesia. Stems are procumbent or erect, with stellate hairs. 73 more words

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Cistus clusii Dunal

This is a shrub of up to 100 cm. tall, that can be found in calcareous zones of S. Europa, from S. Spain to S. Italy, and N. 61 more words

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