Flowers

Coming To Terms With Autumn

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So, I am back in Blighty and it feels very much like autumn has arrived. As far as jet-lag is concerned, so far, so […]

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Landscaping, the Chinese way

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For the most part, the Southern China I know is a continuum of ugly buildings and expressways, devoid of any hint of what the […]

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Vertical Living in Vietnam

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The rain has finally stopped. As a result the temperature is a very pleasant 31 degrees with a nice breeze. I am enjoying the […]

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Warm and Wet in Saigon

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Sadly, I have had precious little time to enjoy the floral delights of Saigon, although I am hoping to write a future post about […]

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The Road to Lampang

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Today I’ve been in northern Thailand. The one and a half hour drive between Chiang Mai and Lampang is made easy and pleasant by […]

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A Feast For Tired Eyes

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For desperate want of any other floral activity this week, I thought I would quickly share with you some of the fabulous arrangements that […]

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Namaste! A Lazy Sunday in Delhi

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For the next two weeks, work brings me to Asia. I’ve been thinking about what to post whilst I am away, as funnily enough […]

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Killerton House, Devon

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I have had an on/off relationship with the Victorian gardens at Killerton in Devon for almost 20 years. Its close proximity to the M5 […]

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Summer’s Fiery Finale

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Coming out of the tube station after work tonight it was already getting dark. It was just 7.30pm, a sure sign that summer is […]

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Agapanthus – The Pride of Africa

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Agapanthus is the signature plant in our coastal garden and deservedly so.  We grow Agapanthus africanus, the largest of the family, hailing from the Cape […]

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Vintage Flowers

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Trapped by torrential rain in a Sidmouth bookshop last weekend I stumbled upon a gem of a book.  We didn’t entirely escape the rain, […]

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