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Li ch'iu – Inizio dell’autunno - da 7 a 22/8 2016

Come ho già scritto più volte, le stagioni del calendario cinese hanno il loro picco nei quattro principali eventi astronomici, equinozi e solstizi; l’autunno quindi, essendo centrato attorno all’equinozio autunnale, inizia circa un mese e mezzo prima, all’inizio di agosto. 850 more words

Calendario In Giardino


Suddenly spring is here. After a few days of sunshine lilies find their way to the surface. Unfortunately so do the red lily beetles.

Lilium dimension and red lily beetle… 96 more words


My 'oak' tree

Oh dear… last week’s trip to Kew and a look at some of the huge range of oak trees there inspired me to go and take another look at my oak tree in High Wood. 230 more words

Peripheral, But Not Insignificant

marginal wood fern, marginal shield fern, leather fern
Dryopteris marginalis

beautiful specimen near Snyder’s Landing, June 2015

While out looking for something green (other than Christmas fern and rock polypody), I found marginal wood fern.   110 more words

Looking Good in the Garden: Ferns

Happy to join in the new meme run by Gillian of Country Garden UK.

I was worried at first that I wouldn’t be able to find a plant every week, especially as most things are going over now, but actually the scope is quite wide; you can include anything that is looking good – it doesn’t have to be a plant and it doesn’t have to be from your own garden. 195 more words

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