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Pruning Roses

Yes, I know Alan Titchmarsh says don’t prune rose bushes until mid-March, but with this warm, wet weather, if I hadn’t attacked my rose bushes pdq, we were fast in danger of becoming engulfed by triffid like rose bushes, not seen since the … Continue reading

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Valentine Heart-Shaped Wreath

To make a Valentine’s Day heart-shaped wreath you will need:- 1 heart-shaped oasis 50 dried or fresh rose heads in a colour of your choice ribbon to suspend the heart from Method Tie a ribbon around the centre of the wreath and … Continue reading

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Heart-Shaped Christmas Wreath

For something a little different this Christmas why not make a heart-shaped wreath.  I’ve used dried rose heads but you could substitute these for sprouts, dried fruit, holly and mistletoe or anything else you had readily available.  Materials 1 metal coat hanger                      1 old … Continue reading

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The Art of Drying Flowers

I’d never been a huge fan of dried flowers until a few months ago, when I celebrated a milestone birthday and dried some of the roses from my party.  Since then I’ve been experimenting and in a few weeks time plan to … Continue reading

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