In a large pond dug to act a storm drain on a new housing estate near our old house in Caerphilly there is one of the most intricate flowers that I know of. The Bogbean, Menyanthes trifoliata, opens out to show off a star of white feathery petals, finger with pink. The closer you look […]

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Pettiness in the Garden

It seems that whenever I turn my back in the garden and then look back Sun Spurge seems to have appeared as if by magic in an area that I’ve only just weeded. Euphorbia peplus, Petty Spurge grows anywhere it can it seems. Other names include Milk Weed and in Welsh as LLaeth y Cythraul, […]

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