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November 25, 2010

 

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Annual Sweet-Peas Smell So Good In The Poem “A Child’s Vision”

Lilac and lavender, roses and annual sweet-peas have distinctive and memorable scents.

June 10, 2010

 

Cicely Mary Barker: A Leaf Umbrella

Nasturtiums, as well as being exceptionally cheery flowering plants, have such unusual rounded leaves.

May 13, 2010

 

dying tulip

Death of A Flower

Most of us prefer tulips in a vase when they are closed or just partly open, rather than splayed outwards, wide open, just before the petals fall.

May 6, 2010

 

tulips in vase

Reviving a Tulip

Tulips are one of our most popular spring flowering bulbs. Colette wrote about how to revive a cut tulip that is drooping.

April 15, 2010

 

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A Gilly-Flower (European wallflower)

A gilly flower referred to any clove scented bloom such as a clove pink that we now call a dianthus, or a wallflower or scented stock.

April 8, 2010

 

children gardening

April’s the busy month, the month that grows… (poem)

A brief poem by Vita Sackville-West about the growth occurring during the month of April.

April 16, 2009

 

two yellow celandines. one big, one small.

Wordsworth’s Celandine

Yellow celandine poppies are a good addition to a garden for their attractive cup-shaped flowers and grey-green foliage.

March 19, 2009

 

a flower garden.

March Musings

The bare bones of our winter garden is an empty canvas. March is the time to plan your garden in Spring.

March 12, 2009

 

a flowered bunch of spice vibernum 'carlessi'.

Thoughts Of Spring

Spring is an inspiring season for both gardeners and poets alike.

March 5, 2009

 

A pink, Spring flower.

Signs of Spring

Ruth Arthur wrote a poem about the juxtaposition of the last vestiges of winter and the optimistic signs of spring. Read it on this Focus on Flowers.

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