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The Neighbouring Dancers are Here!

I had a nice surprise today when I received the overly wide mail! It is the largest mail that I have even received and I can guess what it is! 91 more words

Malaysia First Day Covers

More Sweet Peas

Blue Wonder braved the rain this morning. She is the third of my multiflora varieties, after Solstice Light Blue and Black Prince. So far, I am underwhelmed by them. 259 more words


The first Sweet Pea of the year

… has finally arrived. It is Solstice Light Blue, an early multiflora variety.

It looks not very blue so far, but silvery-lavender. The scent is underwhelming, too. 259 more words

Sweet Peas

Daily Flower Candy: Nemesia "Wisley Vanilla"

I like to experiment and try new things in my two tiny gardens; hence I rarely grow the same summer annuals twice. I make a few exceptions, and they are all white-flowered: … 402 more words


Lovely lily of the valley

Sometimes the simplest plants are the loveliest. I have a patch of lily of the valley under the camellia in the front garden and it never fails to delight. 79 more words

Daily Flower Candy: Pelargonium papilionaceum

pelargonium papilionaceum: geranium papilionaceum, butterfly geranium, Rambossie

Geranium as a perfume and flavouring is very much in vogue. Its complex, warming, astringent notes are being employed by enlightened artisans to infuse everything from chocolate to gin. 340 more words


Scented Summer Flowers

It seems I’m always looking forward to the next season. Spring is a beautiful riot of colour and flowers, but by the end of April, I’m ready for the next adventure… 40 more words