Kari’s Garden

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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Epilobium palustre Marsh Willowherb

An instruction in winter weeds – a curated selection

Just because it’s winter, early February, and many plants seem dormant, it doesn't mean things aren't growing, or are at least poised to do their thing; to be the first, get in early, go for ...
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