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In a Vase on Monday - Freesia alba 'Burtonii'

The diggers are here and I found a clump of Freesia ‘Burtonii’ flowering right where it will get in the way. I thought I had transplanted all of these, but this lot must have sneaked off and hidden under a rock. 180 more words



They’ve quickly become one of my favourite summer flowers. I should probably say cut flowers but actually I don’t bring them in much. I love them on the plant where I can get my daily fix of the amazing scent. 38 more words


In Praise of Nemesias

When something you like grows well in your garden it makes sense to grow more of it. I count agapanthus, zantedeschia, trachelospermum and osteospermum amongst the plants that more than make themselves at home – they positively take possession. 574 more words


Early Spring Scents

By the time I got to the supermarket this week the best flowers had sold out, so instead I looked at what was in my garden.   149 more words