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Eryngium Sea Holly

Eryngium Sea Holly

Still Life Photography

With my Canon Speedlite 430Ex II and St-E2 transmitter, back lighting the flower heads, with diffused continuous light on the front of the flowers. 271 more words

Photography

Six on Saturday 16-12

Feeling festive yet? Things turned wintry here at the start of this week, with lows of -9°c on Monday night. Brrr! We had a few cm of snow on Sunday, all gone by mid-week, but enough for the kids to take themselves off sledging. 559 more words

Six-on-saturday

FlowerMuse: Eryngium Planum (for Theresa May)

May’s management skills are under huge scrutiny – again – as she faces another week of squabbling at her Cabinet table.  Unruly, abrasive, and very shouty – like a brood of teenage children –  there’s a heap of issues amongst her ministers for her to sort; the flagrant flouting of her authority,  arrogant freelancing, destabilizing plots and bitter divisions. 598 more words

Propagating eryngium by root cuttings

I cleared Border 6 last weekend. In doing so I removed the giant solidago that was bullying everything else in the bed.  This revealed a sickly looking eryngium.  732 more words

Propagation

The Making of the White Garden ~ 5. Adding Grey

There have been many takes on colour-schemed gardens. But white gardens are perhaps the most difficult to pull off – or at least I think so! 639 more words

Garden Design

New border, new blooms

I have a new flower border! It had existed in my head for ages but finally, in April, we took spade to turf and dug away, It was quite a plunge to take but I’m glad we decided to dive in as I’m now beginning to see the effect I was hoping for. 1,003 more words

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