Monthly Archives: June 2016

Wordless Wednesday

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In A Vase On Monday – Iris and Lupine

Heavy rain today, pushing down the lupines (Lupinus polyphyllus), made them the obvious choice for this week’s vase. The purple Siberian iris (I. siberica), with its deep veining on its falls, and golden heirloom bearded iris (I. germanica, unknown cultivar) are … Continue reading

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Violet Tea

When violets cover my lawn in masses of white and purple in May, I have a traditional celebration where I serve Violet Tea to my young friends who live next door. It started six years ago in the spring after the … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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Chelsea – The Modern Slavery Garden

Originally posted on Gardening Jules:
Amongst the madness, beauty and razzmatazz of Chelsea this year, there was a garden with a powerful message. The Modern Slavery Garden, designed by Juliet Sargeant, the first female black designer in Chelsea’s 103 year…

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Wordless Wednesday

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