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  1. scents
    November 23, 2010 @ 12:49 pm

    I’d like to say that you simply always provide clear information and i have already been an avid reader of your site for a long time. Just wanted to express gratitude really for all the great work you do!

  2. Ben
    November 16, 2010 @ 1:56 am

    Hiya Charlie, We’re on the Scabious vibe too…love it!
    I’ve tried posting on your blog a couple of times and it won’t let me…I can see Jan has posted on the weed fabric issue but it doesn’t seem to want me!!! I’ll try again tomorrow. ;)

  3. charlie RYRIE
    November 15, 2010 @ 7:48 pm

    OK more than one here and I see no reason not to change favourites every year or some others might sulk. So many deserve a turn in the limelight. This year I reckon
    Shrub: Peony. Just is.
    Perennial: Scabious. So generous. So pretty. So quilted. So loved by wildlife. So loved by me.
    Annual: Stocks. English stocks, not those poor all but scent-free regimented imported overbred or chemically grown things with flabby foliage but the beautiful bendy smelly delicious sweet clovey heavenly nostalgic flowers ……