Awash With White

Yesterday we ventured out into the storm-torn Kentish countryside. Public transport was at a standstill after hundreds of trees fell onto train lines linking the county to the outside world. ¬†Fortunately the roads were clear enough for us to get through; just a few large puddles to navigate here and there. In the Elham valley, […]

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Daily Flower Candy: Crocus ‘Snow Bunting’ AGM

The problem with crocuses is that no sun + strong winds = flattened blooms that never progress beyond promising buds. Hailing from central Europe and Mediterranean regions, crocuses are bulbs for open spaces with good drainage. Soggy, shady positions render them leggy and liable to flopping over. ¬†2014 has not been their year. So this […]

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