Kari’s Garden

We ain’t so blue

A selection of blue and not so blue flowers - August There was some debate on Twitter about a piece on blue flowers on Gardener's World a while back. The argument went that most of ...
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Drosera binata multifida

Carnivorous leanings part 1 – Sundews

Ever since I was a small child and we went for walks in Ashdown Forest in Kent, or dodged the midges bog trotting in Scotland, I have had a fascination for insectivorous plants - sundews ...
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Cosmos, Miirabilis longiflora evening light

Night vision

An evening in early August, calm, hardly a whisper of breeze. There's still light in the western sky, a half moon gathers illumination and a pinprick evening star appears. Dry spikes of grass in the ...
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Early June gardening woes

I fell out with my garden last year. It was too cold, and then it was too hot and the ground baked hard. A tough gig when you have clay soil. Some parts of the ...
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