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How to keep cut Flowers looking fresh

I’ve said it plenty of times before, but fresh flowers are one of my favourite simple pleasures.  I love buying them, I love arranging them and there are a few spots in my house that just look really bare without a bright bunch of flowers sitting there (I know, first world problems, right?).  They’re just […]

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Penarth’s Wild Flowers

There’s a saying I love this time of year; “The earth laughs with flowers.”  Well, Penarth is currently giggling with the prettiest crop of wildflowers I’ve ever seen.  There’s something lovely about dropping seeds in a patch of dirt and just letting them grow wild.  Someone once told me that when their grandfather died he’d asked […]

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Daisies

British motorways and highways aren’t particularly pleasant places (Hey I’m looking at you, M25… Grr…), but at this time of year the metal crash barriers along the central reservation and the banks beside the hard-shoulder are bursting with Wild Daisies – or if you want to get all scientific about it; Oxeyes.  They’re one of my favourite things […]