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May- The Persimmon Tree

Who wouldn’t have a persimmon tree after seeing one in May?

May can be a dreary Month. Leaf fall has largely happened and what was golden and toasted has slumped and gathered into rotting wind drifts. 799 more words

White Lilacs


White lilacs bloom before
the purple lilacs.

A scented walkway,
under the lilacs.

Indoors bouquet –
a spring treat!

Spring Flowers

RHS London Early Spring Plant Fair 2018 — The Frustrated Gardener

One event in my calendar heralds the approach of spring like no other: the RHS London Early Spring Plant Fair. Throughout the first, frozen days of February I have been yearning for Westminster’s Horticultural Halls to throw open their doors and let me feast my eyes on delicate blooms and breath in the sweet scent […]

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Gardening

RHS London Early Spring Plant Fair 2018

One event in my calendar heralds the approach of spring like no other: the RHS London Early Spring Plant Fair. Throughout the first, frozen days of February I have been yearning for Westminster’s Horticultural Halls to throw open their doors and let me feast my eyes on delicate blooms and breath in the sweet scent of snowdrops, narcissi, sweet box and paperbush. 925 more words

Plants

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

Flowers

Sweetpeas

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

Gardening

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

Flowers