I’ve had a very leafy couple of days in the garden, despite this being the time of year when all the flowering plants start to really demand attention. Yesterday was all about pruning. I am gradually trying to tame the large evergreens we inherited when we moved here almost two years ago now – those…
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It’s been a while since I was organised enough to join in with Christina’s Foliage Day meme, so despite only having posted a couple of days ago here I am joining in. Foliage is really important to me, both evergreen and not. Whenever I am pondering a planting area, trying to select the plants to…
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I’d hoped to do a better job of juggling cooking in preparation for a weekend with visitors and putting together a blog post for Christina’s Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Day meme, but I have failed – so apologies, this is a little rushed! I am more than usually obsessed with foliage at the moment, thanks to…
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Christine’s Foliage Day meme is aptly timed. I am a little obsessed with foliage at the moment. Some of it is what I call bud watch, that almost fevered searching for the just-unfurling leaves that shout “Spring is here”, adding that astonishingly bright and fresh green to the garden’s palette. Some of it is the…
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