Category Archives: Garden Plants and Wild Flowers

Natural Patterns

Life has been a little frantic in the last few weeks as we prepare for a wedding – hence the sporadic posting. It’s some time since we visited the coast, and recent ‘outings’ have been mainly to visit gardens and … Continue reading

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Clematis Montana

When you move house you inherit much more than a building, you also inherit a garden and all that is within it. We moved house in late November when Autumn was well advanced and most of the plants and shrubs … Continue reading

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Campanula

Campanula (Bell Flower in plain English) is a large genus of garden plants. They are graceful, pretty plants but tend to be fragile. They grow to about eighteen inches in height but as the flowers come out they become a … Continue reading

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Wisteria

It’s Wisteria time. It comes hot on the heels of Plum Blossom, Apple Blossom and Bluebells. All are subjected to the vagaries of the British Spring. The wind blasts the blossom off the trees so that it looks like it … Continue reading

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Apple and Plum

Blossom is one of the delights of Spring, and one that is gone far too soon. Down the bottom of our garden we have Plum and Apple trees. The Plum comes into blossom first and, by previous years, this year … Continue reading

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Lilac unfurls

One of the features of Spring that still holds me in thrall after all these years is how leaves unfurl and grow. We have a couple of Lilac trees in our garden – one white and one pink. And every … Continue reading

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Ripe for Harvest

A few days before I went on holiday at the end of July I walked round the fields on the edge of our village to see how the Wheat and Barley were ripening. I took my Canon G10, not really … Continue reading

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