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In A Vase On Monday - Welcome Back!!

After my long break I am happy to welcome you all back with my first ‘In A Vase On Monday’ post in July. It seems like a long time since we departed for America and despite the fog of jet lag I am delighted to be back taking part again in this lovely meme hosted by Cathy from… 729 more words

In A Vase On Monday

Summer Wedding Inspiration

I am slightly obsessed with David Austin’s “English Roses.” I grow some in my own garden but alas! Without an English climate, I don’t achieve quite the same results. 16 more words

Places I Like

6 July - sweet pea and seed ordering, a new rose


Having been disappointed in the stupidly short life of the purple rose I bought and wanting to invest in something more like the rose Sam gave me, I forked out for an award winning David Austin bought a fab repeat flowering climbing rose today. 232 more words

Rose success from bed to table

Roses are fabulous flowers to have in a garden and, I’m discovering, not nearly as finicky a plant as you might think. Just give them a nice, sunny bed with a little elbow room and a banana. 557 more words

Getting The Job Done: Tools & Techniques

Sausages, a strawberry and coming up roses.

I began today with a trip to my favourite butcher, John O’Flynn & Sons.This is a proper, old-fashioned butcher’s shop. They don’t sell breakfast rolls or coleslaw and they don’t sell cut-price bargains. 289 more words