November colours in the garden

Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun; Conspiring with him how to load and bless With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eves run; To bend with apples the moss’d cottage-trees, And fill all fruit with ripeness to the core; To swell the gourd, and…

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Papi Jo’s potager!

This “surprise tomato plant” grew from seeds in the compost at the foot of my ‘Celina / flower carpet Yellow Sunshine’ rose-tree this season. I could pick the first ripe tomato this morning and am looking forward to a few more…

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French National Day 2018

To celebrate today’s French National Day I got some help from the following 3 flowers in my garden (from left to right): Geranium Rozanne, Hydrangea paniculata PASTELGREEN and New Guinea Impatiens. I had to alter the colour of the G. Rozanne flower to make it match the real colour of the…

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