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Glamorous garden flowers – The Iris

Irises are a great favourite not least with some of the world’s most famous artists. Vincent van Gogh painted several ‘Iris’ pictures depicting clumps of bearded irises. Then, of course, there was Monet’s garden where irises had been planted en … Continue reading

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Past, present, future – the first weekend of June 2015

Recently, we might have experienced unseasonably cool weather across East Anglia, but there’s still been plenty of blooming flowers in the garden to brighten the first weekend of June. Some of the irises, aquilegias and early summer roses are in … Continue reading

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