Category Archives: #britishflowers

Thoughts for a winter’s day

(This post is from my other site  ‘The Handpicked Flower Company‘ I’m very conscious that I’ve neglected this blog of late, I suppose you could say I’ve been dormant, like so many things in the garden at this time of … Continue reading

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A wet Bank Holiday Monday

  It’s rained all day today.  It has been brilliant for the garden and my flower field, but in terms of being out of doors less good.  I’ve spend the day at my computer, with the aim of getting on … Continue reading

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My garden’s 3 year anniversary

I’ve not updated this site for far too long, I’ve been busy setting up my other website and blog (see the page titled ‘the Handpicked Flower Company) and starting work on my cut flower field.  But I’ve not forgotten it, … Continue reading

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Don’t ‘X’ off Chrysanthemums

I really never thought I’d write a post on the subject of Chrysanthemums, let alone consider growing them for cutting.  I’ve spent the past “too many to count” years collecting unusual and desirable perennials for my garden, and the last … Continue reading

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#britishflowers hour – Books, books, books; an update from 21 October

Taking over the reins of running this very successful weekly event from Georgie Newbery (@theflowerfarmer on Twitter) was a daunting task but my co-host, Sara Willman (@myflowerpatch) and I found that when we asked the question ‘what flowery/floristry books would … Continue reading

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A post for an October day

I’ve not blogged for a long time, and it shows!  I can’t remember how to find my way around the site, thank goodness it is reasonably intuitive! I know that my last entry was short and sweet, and this will … Continue reading

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A post for Summer

Well how time flies!  It is always a telling moment that you have spent too long away from the blog when WordPress have updated how the dashboard looks in your absence – oops!  Anyway, as I’m sure other gardeners reading … Continue reading

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A post for May

We’re nearly at the end of May and I realised I’ve written nothing at all for this month, so here is a whistle-stop tour of the month to bring us up to date. At the start of the month my … Continue reading

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Gathering momentum

  I had intended to spend most of the day in the garden today, lots of things to do, but it started to drizzle before lunch and from the kitchen window I can see that the rain is still speckling … Continue reading

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Seeing green

I love the colour green; I like to wear it, I have rooms painted in green and most of all I love to see it in the garden.  And I find that this time of the year, when things have … Continue reading

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