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Hyde Hall

After a weekend visiting friends in Essex, on the Monday we visited RHS Hyde Hall. Huge...

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26 Apr, 2017
Siris

The Crow's Breakfast.

What a commotion at 8.30 this morning. The black birds were going bezerk. The reason...

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15 Apr, 2017
Siris

Grass Cuttings

I am going to nibble at the grass. Not personally, I am not vegetarian, but I do...

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14 Apr, 2017
Siris

Carnivorous Plants

I went to Hant Carniverous plants today to buy some additions to my collection. It...

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11 Apr, 2017
Siris

More questions than answers?

The first is a question for you, alpine enthusiasts. I bought this plant on a visit...

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10 Mar, 2017
Siris

Red in the Morning

Cottagekaren in Scotland said red shoots of her Paeonies were pushing through the...

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6 Mar, 2017
Siris

How do I get that food?

A pair of Wood pigeons were chasing off the Blackbirds, which were chasing off the...

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28 Feb, 2017
Siris

Cold Stratification

Whilst it is too unpleasant to go outside, I thought I would blog about the cold. Some...

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28 Jan, 2017
Siris

Long Term Labels

What is the solution to labels that fade? The names of plants when written on white...

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20 Jan, 2017
Siris

From Conservatory to Sitting Room.

Following on from Dd's Conservatory Challenge, and her query about indoor (non hardy)Cyclamen. Our...

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15 Jan, 2017
Siris

2017 New Year's Resolution.

DEFINATELY not to buy any more Bearded Irises. These are the reasons..... All the...

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13 Jan, 2017
Siris

I Like Winter Leaves.

I like Leaves, attached to trees in winter, not the blowing around type! Evergreen...

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2 Jan, 2017
Siris


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