The Power of Paint

Flowers are pretty thin around here right now.  I’m gagging for a bit of colour.  A couple of years back I wrote about adding inorganic colour to your garden, but for some reason (can’t think why) I never included paint. Continue reading

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No name – yet

It’s funny, that thing when you notice or see something for the first time, and then it pops up everywhere, as if your attention has nourished its multiplication.  Some new model of car comes into your awareness, and you start to play with the idea of buying one, and they’re suddenly everywhere you look.  What is that? Continue reading

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Witty, engaging title..

How long can it take to decide what to call a post about an incredibly influential Dutch garden designer?  Ages, apparently.  And I’ve discovered that if I don’t start with a title before I write anything else, it stuffs up the permalink system, and names it by a number.

Anyway, forget all that, and start reading here: Continue reading

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What? Careful colour at Keukenhof?

I was just in the Netherlands at tulip time.  It was, of course, mind boggling.  I’m convinced that no flower beats the tulip for being just as compelling as an individual as it is en masse.   Continue reading

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