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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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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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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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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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April, Pots

To bloom up

In April when it is still mostly brown in the garden, I want nothing more than to help it ’bloom’ during the wait for the green clhorophyl fullness to take over. The splashes of colour that I am ’blooming’ with is firstly frost resistant christmas roses, bulbs and pansies. They…

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Pots

Tulip ‘Exotic Emperor’

Last year I tried the Exotic Emperor, both in pots and in the flower bed. A fragrant, white or cream double tulip with yellowish green flames on the mottled outer petals. The buds have a colouring that moves towards a yellowy green but as soon as they bloom the colouring…

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Bulbs in reused crockery

Chipped, cracked or crackled glaze. Reminiscence of life.Time that has passed. Food that has been cooked and eaten. Practical chores that have been done. Celebratory occasions. Washing up before the time of the dishwasher. Crockery, with the traces of time draped over them like jewelery, are like diamonds. You cannot…

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