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Cherries - The Bling of Spring!

Cherries – The Bling of Spring!

| April 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fast and furious, like tabloid stars enjoying Warhol’s ’15 minutes of fame’, Cherries erupt into flower in the garden and put the bling into spring. These images were taken yesterday with a ‘pocket snapper’ in a few usually rather soulless streets in South Bristol. With a supra long week end I took the foot off the pedal, had 24 […]

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The Acid Trip

The Acid Trip

| April 11, 2014 | 2 Comments

No, it’s not a case of ‘Scandal, scandal! Have you heard that Lesley and Robert have shifted from the whacky baccy to the hard stuff?!‘ Though it would be hard as a garden designer not to feel that you were on some kind of extra sensory trip at the moment. Amelanchiers, cherries and magnolias are the […]

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The Boulders Have Landed!

The Boulders Have Landed!

| March 31, 2014 | 2 Comments

As if from outer space! Grey, with a curious greenish tinge, smooth to the touch, and comfortingly rounded. Yesterday they sat just inside the outer gates of the hospice garden like a group of  walruses basking in the sun of a sunday afternoon. These particular ‘walruses’ are well travelled for they are glacial boulders. Voyaging in some […]

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'The Best laid plans.............

‘The Best laid plans………….

| March 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

of mice and men often go awry.’ That is a translation from fairly broad Scots meaning that you may make your plans as detailed as you like but you can certainly expect the unexpected in life. The contractors implementing our garden design ate their lunch in the client’s garage. And during this well earned rest they briefly […]

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