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More helleborus

More beautifull helleborus. This time helleborus x ericsmithii which is a hybrid between niger and sternii. The flowers open a rich cream then fade to a lovely parchment colour with the whole effect lasting for months. They look great in … Continue reading

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Raspberry heart

With valentines looming i thought i would share this moss heart entwined with the beautifull raspberry Rubus pectinellus v trilobus from Taiwan courtesy of Crug Farm plants. This little beauty is planning a takeover in a shady spot in my … Continue reading

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Helleborus time

Helleborus time is well and truly upon us. These little niger hybrids are very cute in there vintage terracotta pots. A perfect gift or why not half a dozen down the centre of the table. Gorgeous bouquet of helleborus x hybridus, … Continue reading

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Winter whites….

  Friendly feline visitor. This little fellow pops into the shop to see us every so often, stays for about an hour , has a saucer of milk then vanishes. He/she has a striking white coat. Mini white muscari . These … Continue reading

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Coolcumbers

Cool cucumbers now in stock. We just had to have these..there native to Sikkim where there grown as a food crop. We got them for there amazing reptilian skin and long lasting quality. There will be lots of gourds/pumpkins coming … Continue reading

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Pod u like…

Asclepias pods or the bladder fruit on there own tied with a few dead oak leaves and sat in a silver birch log container. The asclepiadaceae family has many olfactory delights from the heady stephanotis to the stapeliads which smell … Continue reading

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Banksia

Todays amazing blooms are the banksia’s native to the country which has given us so many great plants {and kylie and rolf} they are beautiful long lasting blooms that can be dried aswell. Dust catchers as i call dried flowers, … Continue reading

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Pastels!!!

Sorry about the use of pastel colours this post. It does happen occasionally when we have a pretty vintage moment but it never normally lasts more than a few hours. Most of our ladies do love it but some are … Continue reading

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Flower free flowers

A lovely bouquet of rose hips, eucalyptus pods, quince fruits and coral fern as ordered by the lovely Louise B….. We dont have these amazing eucalyptus pods very often so we get very excited when they come in. Not sure which species … Continue reading

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Russian dolls!!!!

These amazing pieces of veg matter are agave hearts. The central growing point of the agave americana or century plant. So called because they are thought to flower every one hundred years. We disected one and put it back together … Continue reading

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