Category Archives: flowers and garden

Today is Saturday 22nd August

Plans are for a quiet day, so rather than blather on, I’ve got some pictures for you. I have had my eye on this tomato for a week, and I saw today it has a chum. We thought we were … Continue reading

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Today is Saturday 15th August

The day loomed grey and overcast, but we did the washing anyway and it actually dried on the line though we were doubtful. The thought of a trip to the launderette and loony tune tourists did not appeal, so we … Continue reading

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DIY is a casualty of Covid

I’ve already mentioned the horrendous waiting times for hopeful delivery in respect of Hubby’s shed, which is why he still hasn’t got one.  The idea of paying £300 to £500 or so upfront for something that MAY be available for … Continue reading

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Flight of the Fairies

Do you believe in Fairies? At the moment they’re everywhere, twisting and turning in the breeze, thousands of them.   I always called them fairies, and would handle them gently as if they were made of the finest glass. As … Continue reading

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Roses are blooming……… again!

After last year’s confused showing, our rose bushes are going great guns. We have had two showings off all three, and our Peace rose is in bloom with a third. The first flowers were tinged with pink I took these … Continue reading

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Five Things Tuesday from Melanie

Melanie is our temporary hostess for Dr Tanya’s Five Things challenge today due to family bereavement. Today our theme will be five flowers you admire (to give to someone or for yourself). I love lilac, and the house over the … Continue reading

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I missed this

Walking the dog this morning, I noticed this and don’t know how I missed it before. Reaching into my pocket though, I discovered I didn’t have my phone! I remembered to take it this afternoon and took this picture: Once … Continue reading

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What a difference a day makes

I posted some pictures earlier of our red rose bud which I’d taken yesterday. I have just taken some more and the smell has lingered on my fingers where I held it! This is the bud, honest, not the first … Continue reading

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More roses………. and dinner

Our red In Loving Memory is glorious, and a second bud is coming out. This is the original bloom on June 14th. I took this picture of it yesterday That’s my hand on the left so you can get an … Continue reading

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Someone else’s flowers

I’ve said before that I pass a lot of beautiful roses in other people’s gardens. Some of the pictures I’ve taken with my phone haven’t come out, but I was lucky today. Some of these blooms are huge, and they … Continue reading

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