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A Day for Dianthus

Saturday 7 July.  Scorching.  Over 30 degrees in London.  High 20s in the shade.   Whewf! There’s a few puffy white clouds in the sky, story-book styled, but for the most it’s relentless, pounding, pure shining sun.  So up to … Continue reading

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Clearing Day

Five hours later, and we exposed the edges and could survey the full scope of the plot.  It’s bigger than we thought.  Room at the back for a pallet patio, or even a shed.  I got so hot cutting out … Continue reading

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Blousy blooms

Iris are pretty spectacular.  We have a nice clump in the corner of the back patch.  Psychedelic blues and purples. They are in flower now, and have been for at least week, which is the last week of May and … Continue reading

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Lemon Verbena – Tweaked

So there we were, walking back from an evening meal out at a local cafe.  Ambling along hand in hand, and then got to dawdling along the railway path – the last stretch back to the flat – and stopped … Continue reading

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