Last Hurrah

Reading time 10 minutes

  Slowly but surely the petals are falling from my tulips, one by one, leaving skinny seed pods where yesterday hovered fat balloons of […]

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Daily Flower Candy: Euphorbia mellifera AGM*

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Euphorbia mellifera: canary spurge, honey spurge To have taken so long to feature Euphorbia mellifera in my regular Flower Candy spot is an unforgivable oversight. […]

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Its been a sultry week here in London. Moisture has been heavy in the air, reluctant to fall, forming a dull haze over the Thames […]

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Daily Flower Candy: Smilacina racemosa AGM

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We’ve been searching for sturdy, shade loving-plants for our London garden, and where better to look than among the flora of North Amercia. Smilacina […]

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Under the Acacias

Reading time 7 minutes

Mingalaba! (That’s Hello! In Burmese) The first week of our trip to Burma has been non stop, so despite being in one of the […]

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Looking good

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I have to admit that just at the moment I am feeling reasonably content with how the garden is shaping up. It is 5 […]

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