evergreens

The Magical Landscapes of Disneyland Paris

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  There is something especially delightful about going on a holiday that one hasn’t organised. Perhaps it’s the element of surprise, or the ability […]

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Waste not, want not

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  I don’t have many dislikes. Of those I do, chief among them is waste. Rather ambitiously, one might say naively, I spent £300 […]

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Daily Flower Candy: Vigorous Vincas

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Vinca: periwinkle First, a health warning: periwinkles, especially the kind that appreciate the British climate, can be complete thugs. Just this weekend I spotted a quarter-acre […]

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Daily Flower Candy: Euonymus japonicus

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Euonymus japonicus: evergreen spindle, Japanese spindle On days like these, when we’d all rather be indoors, wrapped in a blanket with a glass of […]

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Bravery

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I had ideas about going to the Great Dixter Spring Plant Fair this weekend, but it dawned on me that I should spend more time […]

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Daily Flower Candy: Sarcococca ruscifolia

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Venturing out of the terrace doors this morning I am hit, full frontal, by the scent of Christmas Box, Sarcococca ruscifolia. The fragrance coming […]

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Exceptional Evergreens for Coastal Gardens

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It’s in the depths of winter, when the wind roars in from the east, that I’m reminded of the value of good evergreen trees […]

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Strange Fruit

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After 3 weeks of part self, part snow-induced exile, I returned to the seaside last night during an icy gale that would’ve had an […]

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