Tag Archives: Flowers/Garden/Allotment

Fallen in love with a rose

not sure which one? I can be fickle and they are all looking very handsome in my back garden right now!                               ]      

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Taken some photos, sharpened my pencil…

      and I’ve laminated some garden poems by famous poets for a poetry quiz, all part of getting ready to be a poet in residence for London’s  Open Garden Squares Weekend  17-18 June.  I’m one of several poets in various … Continue reading

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My garden one of my favourite things…

Even if the Wisteria that we planted when we moved here has taken 10 years to bloom and is not really in an ideal place!    I didn’t plan the garden exactly it has evolved,  but we did bring quite … Continue reading

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Bluebell Woods with Robin

            

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Even the scarecrows refuse to come out…

after all where are the rows of tender crops? Sadly eaten by slugs, and our  scarecrows are far too pretty to frighten even the lowliest snail anyway. And how is it that only one sunflower is the  giant type that … Continue reading

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Butterflies and bees, flowers and veg. at Bateman’s

     This was the Mulberry tearoom border on a quick visit to Bateman’s on the way home from Ticehurst yesterday.”If you can get to the Mulberry tearoom in time and see the border you have cracked it!” said the woman in reception and she … Continue reading

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Roses roses all the way?

        

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Forget-me-not

wearers of the flower will be not be forgotten by their lovers forget-me-nots were used a as a symbol of remembrance of that nation’s war dead as well as the poppy in Newfoundland. Henry David Thoreau wrote “It is the more … Continue reading

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A cottage garden by the sea

(this is doggerel you have  been warned) A cottage garden by the sea says much for it and much of me                                small apple trees and … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

At least we had one lovely sunny day!  Never mind the rain it’s good for the garden and soon we will be busy planting seeds and pruning things that need to be pruned, or enjoying other peoples’ gardens. Best to take … Continue reading

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