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Ornamental Allium

My flower gardens are shabby collections of “survivors” — perennials that persist despite the adverse affects of my neglect and foraging herbivores. Last fall a friend gave me some bulbs to stick in the ground and promised they would be worth the effort. 75 more words

Nature Photography

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Nature

Macro | Allium

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Nature

Mown Down

Driving home from fieldwork one day last week, I was dismayed to see that a Wokingham borough council mowing team had attacked one of the big roundabouts on the A4 near Twyford, as well as a stretch of central reservation in the dual-carriageway section between Twyford and Sonning. 414 more words

Natural History

delicate...

delicate…

lily-of-the-valley.

from the book of dandeelion stories….

delicate… by Pamela Fillhouer · 365 Project.

Pamela

The Urban Retreat in photos

Now that the Chelsea Flower Show is over, it is sad to think that photos are the only means we have to revisit so many beautiful gardens. 131 more words

Gardening

Episode #10: the back yard takes shape

Was grand being out in the back yard today. Warm and sunny, and there’s a lovely sweet smell wafting in from a neighbouring garden – they have some kind of tree which has highly-scented blossom. 201 more words

Wildlife Garden