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Wisley on a (sunny) spring day

Is it spring yet?

On Friday morning, it felt like it, so we took “advantage” of the last day of half-term to pop over to RHS Wisley. 557 more words

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Winter delights at Batsford Arboretum

I took a trip to Batsford Arboretum, a Cotswold garden with an impressive tree collection and a charming array of bulbs and colour to warm the cockles on a cold February day. 777 more words

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Snowdrops at Hodsock Priory

Just in case you hadn’t noticed its Snowdrop season!

And every year I go on the trail hunting Snowdrops, its my way of reminding myself winter doesn’t last forever. 1,573 more words

Six on Saturday - February 10

This is my first time doing a Six on Saturday post. I have seen quite a few other garden bloggers embarking on this weekly adventure and looked fondly at their posts. 474 more words


Drifts of Snowdrops

Well if you would like to see some stunning snowdrops this garden is abundant with them. Painswick Rococo Garden has them spilling down the hillsides and throughout the forest floor. 138 more words

Red-Hot Pokers in Winter

A blooming swath of red-hot pokers (aka torch lily, aka Kniphofia) caught my eye last November.  Seriously – November!

That seems crazy.  Its broad, strappy foliage looks like the… 341 more words

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My Fave Gardening Shows

When the pickings are sparse on TV, I’ve gone to the internet for entertainment.  YouTube.com gives access to all sorts of videos. There’s more on offer than the common gardening How To’s created specifically for the internet (which I treasure). 1,323 more words

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