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hungry teasels

Teasels are getting ready to flower, the soft, green buds are getting larger everyday. A shower of rain has filled the cups formed by the leaf bases. Already collecting is a fine collection of teasel-cup crud, and now small insects … Continue reading

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Weeds? Absolutely!

Three-cornered Leek, Allium triquetrum, is the only plant growing at the Phoenix that our gardener truly considers a weed. ┬áJust coming to the end of it’s flowering, the white-with-a-green-stripe pixie-hat flowers have been busy with bees and as pretty as … Continue reading

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