Marjorie Harris: A life in the garden.

Spam and pipes

There are many things I don't understand about blogging, let alone web sites. I didn't realize that the reason I'm getting about one million porno spams a day is that my e-mail is out there for all these goons to find. So we're going to change the contact and it will...

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Good trees with good autumn colour

Autumn colours have not been much this year until this week and, voila, what's left on trees and shrubs has been the usual riot. But not the Fothergilla gardenii. It's normally a neon gold and orange but it's stuck in its yellow phase at the moment. The Acer griseum (Paperbark maple)...

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an amazing week

This has been an amazing week. First of all the autumn tones have finally come blazing into the garden. So many trees such as the katsura just turned yellow and dropped leaves with out hanging about making a glorious display. I complain no more. The new issue of Gardening Life is...

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Splogging

Oh boy the learning curve goes resoundingly owards. I got this from Doug Greene, ace garden writer, blogger and all around gentleman. He was referring to the weird entry I shoved up here a few days ago. He referred to it as a "...

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New container

The big container finally arrived yesterday along with the rain. I like buying one really good new container a year and this one is by Gardenstone which is a Canadian company and I've been thrilled with their pots. I like the very plain simple ones ('Aurora'). They are roomy and...

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