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Clematis Beauty VII

The last few months of clematis beauty have brought me great pleasure. The final clematis vines to bloom at Coppertop this season grow against the west side of the garden shed. 86 more words

Clematis fills a niche but is often difficult to establish

Well established clematis vines are breathtaking when in bloom. Large showy flowers can adorn a mailbox, fence or lamp post and bring it alive. Hundreds of cultivars are available in a cornucopia of colors, sizes and blooming seasons. 488 more words

Doing The Hokey Cokey


We continued with the garden clearing after the storm today. It was so hot that it was a case of ‘In, Out, In, Out’ from the cooler indoors to the stifling outside as we continued with the tasks begun yesterday. 222 more words

Slightly more expired than inspired

Today’s guest picture comes from Venetia, who has temporarily deserted Somerset to visit friends in Yorkshire where she saw this traditional scene at the Shipley cricket ground. 880 more words


“Every flower blooms at its own pace.”

Oh, what a beautiful morning. Oh, what a beautiful day! It is cool and sunny with that clear light of morning. Last night I didn’t even need air conditioning. 286 more words


too big for my britches

It started with a sad clematis.

Then I noticed a lilac had taken over the party garden.

I decided to dig up the lilac and put the clematis in its spot, where it will get the sun it so desperately needs. 91 more words

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