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Snowdropping

While hunting around for a suitable title for this post I came across this word. It sounded an apt description for a day spent looking at snowdrops, but alas it turns out it is Australian slang for stealing clothing, often women’s and often off a washing line! 832 more words

Spring

The Kitchen Garden at Packwood House

I made a lovely discovery recently – the beautiful walled kitchen garden. Apparently it’s been open to the public for about four years and I’m sure I’ve been to Packwood in that time, so I’m not sure how I’ve missed it ! 206 more words

Allotment

The Bare Bones of Winter

We all know what we’re supposed to do to provide winter structure in our gardens –

1. Place evergreen topiary

2. Use box hedging

3. Add garden structures… 229 more words

Design

Pane relief - a tale of two glasshouses. Well, fourteen actually.

My beloved wooden greenhouse, painted a dusty green called “Sargasso”, is not very big but it’s the biggest we could afford when we moved house. In fact we couldn’t afford to decorate the house proper because I spent so much money on the greenhouse. 945 more words

SG Buluh Nursery Random Visits

Chinese New Year in the corner ! SO Onnggg onggg ongg

Garden Visits

Snowdrop gardens and a Snowdrop Lunch

Don’t the snowdrops seem to be even further ahead of themselves than ever this year? (These ones were open in my garden before Christmas, and are still looking good.) 171 more words

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A frosty day at Aberglasney Gardens

We love visiting Aberglasney Gardens in Carmarthenshire and it’s a bonus when the weather conditions are a bit out of the ordinary. A week ago, on probably the coldest day of winter so far, there was frost at dawn and to our delight it lasted all day, with the gardens glinting with icy diamonds everywhere. 529 more words