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I’ve Never Been Promised a Rose Garden

So I’ll make one myself.  My favorite thing about a little downtime/lunch time later in the year (and Wednesdays generally), is that I can forget about my to-do list in the garden and start thinking about my What-If? list. At the … Continue reading

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Victory is sweet

V is for Victory has finally bloomed, and I’m smitten. A lovely creamy white. Some things are worth the wait. Of course, the fragrance is intoxicating. Damn fussy thing, just like its namesake.

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V is for Victory

Stubborn V…finally budding. As SC said, just waiting for it to get warm, “it probably hates the cold as much as I do.” 90° and a rabbit-proof cage, and here is Victory. I hope it still smells as sweet as … Continue reading

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A Pillar of Freedom and Democracy

I just received an email from my father, who is in China for work: he’d never accessed my blog before and was going to take a look but it had been blocked by the Chinese government. Who knew that my humble … Continue reading

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Lazarus Reawakened

Sometimes plants really are miraculous. Today, I was out for my usual morning stroll in the garden with the dog and I noticed two beautiful roses blooming in what was once exclusively a rose garden and is now more of … Continue reading

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