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august flowers from the garden

august flowers from the garden

  August is a tricky time in the garden here in Northern France.    The weather gets hotter, and this year we have a strong wind blowing, and the flowers are not so happy. Of course I keep the free standing pots well watered, and make sure the roses are trimmed...
weekend flower therapy

weekend flower therapy

After a fun but fairly busy week, the weekend has arrived and is looking surprisingly calm.  Nothing urgent on my to-do list, at least nothing that cannot wait until Monday…. Time for a little flower therapy, which this week takes the form of a bouquet from the...
taking photos for the blog

taking photos for the blog

If you’ve read me for any time, you may know that since the blog started 7 years ago, I have always used a point and shoot camera for all my photos.   A point and shoot is lightweight, it slips into my handbag, fully automatic and simply was so easy to use. I...
bringing lilac indoors

bringing lilac indoors

There are bouquets of lilac in my house this week!   The temperatures may not be very high but the garden can wait no longer and it is just exploding with colour and the first flowers of the season.   We haven’t had much rain, so the wisteria is hanging around...
paris in bloom by georgianna lane

paris in bloom by georgianna lane

  If you love flowers and if you love Paris (and frankly I don’t see how that could not be the case) then I have some exciting news for you.    There is a new book published full of the stunning photos by Georgianna Lane, who has spent a  year touring the...
spring in the garden – a pleasure to share

spring in the garden – a pleasure to share

Spring really is just around the corner now and I am very excited about a special event that I’ll tell you about in just a minute…..   First though I have to say that the snowdrops in my garden are in full bloom, and the daffodils only need a day or two...

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