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Fair- Maids of February

FEBRUARY ~ from ‘The Country Diary Of An Edwardian Lady’

~One month is past , another has begun…..Hartley Coleridge

~ February bring no rain ‘Tis neither good for grass nor grain. 737 more words

BOOK REVIEW: February Flowers by Fan Wu

“’I wish I had that kind of imagination.’ She held the railing with both hands and leaned backward. ‘I don’t like darkness. Big city, bright lights, busy streets, that’s my kind of life. 879 more words


A February Favourite

These irises are my favourites in February. They are the dwarf reticulate iris, Katharine Hodgkin. In full bloom they stand about five inches tall and are most often planted in rockeries, but I have mine in a more messy, informal grouping under a weeping pear. 90 more words


February houseplants

The house is not short of flowers at the moment: the Amaryllis has flowered for the second year after a few weeks over Christmas spent in the dark and cool of the outhouse. 81 more words


Handsome hellebores

Back in December there was a post here about the Christmas Rose, Helleborus Niger. I once worked in a horticultural nursery where they experimented with breeding and hybridizing hellebores every year, and I fell in love with the plants’ exquisite colours and markings. 417 more words

The Cutting Garden By Belinda