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Flowers in October

With one foot still in the summer, it’s nice that there has been no frost yet. And it’s still possible to put together bouquets. And it actually became sunny today when I had a day in the garden. And that it’s still possible to feel the pulse from the garden,…

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Bulbs & Tubers, Pots

Bulbs in pots

It is not at all difficult to plant bulbs in pots and I plant quite a few, especially tulips. This year I’m not going to dare to plant tulips in the flowerbeds at all due to not wanting to feed the voles.  Last winter they devastated a big flowerbed and…

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Bouqets & Decorations, In Season & Plants

Edible bouquet

Red chard, dill crowns, creamy coloured marigolds, purple basil, leaves from celery, beautiful bean pods, some squash flowers and a couple of branches with aronia berries. An edible bouquet in other words. Love that. I’m emptying most of the vegetable path and taking the opportunity to do make something with it for…

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Bouqets & Decorations, In Season & Plants

Pumpkins and seed heads

Pumpkins and seed heads. Two beautiful things. I always used to grow decorative pumpkins, well also edible pumpkins. Nowadays I take a trip to the garden centre for the obligatory armful of pumpkins that are so important for the autumn feel and so hard to be without. In the garden…

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In Season & Plants, Pots

A table with September

Plants that have been bought but not yet planted are so rewarding to ‘pause’ in pots and put out on display. But also plants that have been dug up, split or are surplus to requirements should have their given place in pretty pots instead of being put in hidden corners…

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Bouqets & Decorations, In Season & Plants

Monday flowers

I’m taking every opportunity now to cut flowers to all kind of vases there’s to find. It’ s like time now are extra generous to us before the cold comes. The day begun with sunshine and ended in rain. Autumn weather and summer feeling at one and the same time. It…

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In Season & Plants, Pots

Perennials in pots

It is nice to have pots with plants that pretty much take care of themselves. And it is nice that the plants can tag along from year to year. Perennials in pots are unbeatable in the long run. Either to return the following year in pots or to be planted…

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Bouqets & Decorations, In Season & Plants

Bouquets in September

During the late summer and early autumn it is truly easy to make bouquets straight from the garden. Not just small but big and generous. Dried seed heads from the allium ‘Purple Sensation’ are so lovely in the bouquets now. I allow most of them to stay in the flowerbeds…

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Pots, September

September corner

September and autumn is here. In the cooler air and in the colours which are slowly becoming warmer. The summer is still here. In all flowers and the feeling they give. Love it. Need that. It is protected near the wall of the house. Many of the dahlias will be…

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Bouqets & Decorations

Flowering cake tray

The summer flowers on the summer cake tray make the cakes and biscuits sweeter, the feeling more summery and the mood happier. A good base to put on the bottom of the cake tray are Dwarf Lady’s mantle’s flower stems, Baby’s breath, Hydrangea, all kinds of beautiful leaves. All flowers that…

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Bouqets & Decorations

Tulips from the garden

To be able to pick a bouquet of your own tulips is a luxury every year it is possible. I’ts not every year you want to cut tulips from the borders, but sometimes you manage to pick one here and one there without it’s beeing noticed. The bouquet consists of tulips…

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Bouqets & Decorations

The smallest vases are ready

It works if you make them small. Out of the gardens early bloomers you can make some sweet bouquets. The smallest vases are standing ready to be filled with snowdrops, beautiful Primula aurikla, Curidalis solida ’Fumewort’, Christmas roses, twigs that have become green in vases indoors and a few forced…

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