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A Star: Blue Thistle

The genus name Eryngium is a Greek name for some type of thistle and planum translates as flat. Additional common names for blue thistle include blue devil, blueweed, sea holly and viper’s bugloss. 28 more words


E is for Eden

E is for Euonymus fortunei – one of these travelled with me from my little courtyard garden in Brighton to two flats sitting right by the doorstep in a pot, coping with drought, sun, snow, wind and general neglect. 417 more words


My Flower Journey With #Flowerstart

For anyone wondering why my Twitter and Instagram feeds are suddenly full of flowers, let me explain:

I was invited to take part in a four week online course with Julie Davies Flower Workshops and review it on my blog.   632 more words


Ness Gardens

I visited Ness Gardens for the first time this summer. Ness is on the Wirral and the gardens offer fantastic views over the Dee Estuary. 208 more words


As seen on tv

Andy Warhol once famously said that everyone would have their 15 minutes of fame. Well, we didn’t quite achieve that much fame, but yesterday evening, Tuesday 26th July at 9 pm, Rob enjoyed a fleeting five seconds’ exposure on national television, along with the Paddock Plants van, on an episode of ITV’s… 371 more words

Green on Green

This plant in the papyrus family reproduces itself freely, which leads to
many babies in my flower beds.  I then transplant said seedlings to any place… 181 more words