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Spiny surprises


There are lots of lovely eryngiums for gardeners: this is my favourite.  Positively dangerously spiny, this marvellous assemblage of bleached-out looking bracts make a serious garden statement.  Biennial, self-sowing if you don’t get around to it, it offered me a … Continue reading

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Sowing seeds for winter


Sad that fattening things like chocolate brownies, butter soaked flapjacks, and more come in such garden-useful containers, especially now, in the first fling of winter.  The pic shows the sort of thing.  Best are ones where the top half clips … Continue reading

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