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Eating the Elephant!

I haven't been well for quite a while, and that's bad news when it comes to the garden....

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14 Oct, 2010
Spritzhenry

I know it's Autumn when....

...the vine leaves change colour. Vitis coignetiae Vitis vinifera 'Purpurea' ...when...

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1 Oct, 2010
Spritzhenry

Loved it, Loved it, LOVED IT!!!!!

Loved what? Well-today, Louise and I went on an expedition to a Rare Plant Fair which...

64 comments

12 Sep, 2010
Spritzhenry

"Butterfly Magnets"

We're often asked on GoY which plants attract insects-especially butterflies. It's...

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5 Sep, 2010
Spritzhenry

Another Re-vamp.

Remember when I took the Cistus out and re-vamped the bed? Well-it's full of colour...

43 comments

14 Aug, 2010
Spritzhenry

HENRY.

You were all so kind when our beautiful boy had his first seizure in June. I thought...

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11 Aug, 2010
Spritzhenry

HOT, HOT, HOT!

Well, the weather may not be, at least not here in Somerset, but my hot border is...errrr...HOT....

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8 Aug, 2010
Spritzhenry

A.P.Gs.

What are those? Anonymous Pink Geraniums of course! Here's one.... The trouble...

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2 Aug, 2010
Spritzhenry

A National Trust Garden...

Although we've been National Trust members for umpty-ump years, and managed to visit...

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29 Jul, 2010
Spritzhenry

Time for a revamp - Goodbye Cistus!

In the front garden, in one of the beds, was a Cistus. It had lovely bright pink...

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23 Jul, 2010
Spritzhenry

MISTAKEN IDENTITY!!

Don't you just hate it when you buy a plant and it turns out to be something different...

66 comments

5 Jul, 2010
Spritzhenry

A Flagship Garden...

What a let-down! Wisley in Surrey is the flagship garden of the Royal Horticultural...

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20 Jun, 2010
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