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This is now my first vlog post! I’ve been thinking of adding videos to Cameragardening for quite a while. I’ve done videos for others, in Finnish, but these three videos, that show how to do Christmas arrangements are the first ones I’ve done in English. The light is horrible, but it is the darkest time […]

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Last summer I visited Latvia with my favourite gardening society, Blomsterodlingens vänner. One of the highlights of the trip was seeing the splendidly restored Rundāle Palace and its fabulous gardens. The Rosarium was looking especially gorgeous during our visit. Latvia has a famous rose breeder in Dr. Dzidra Rieksta and seeing the Latvian hybrids at […]

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The Magnolia genus is another plant family that manages to take my breath away. You can only grow a few magnolias in Southern Finland, so I treasure the ones I have very dearly. My best magnolia is Magnolia kobus var. borealis, Magnolia ‘Leonard Messel’ does quite well and my mother has a ‘Merrill’ that shows […]

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As Irises might just be my favorite plant genus, I just thought I could add a compilation gallery of the iris pictures I’ve published on this blog. I addition there a few new ones from this summer!

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  • Maria - November 29, 2014 - 15:43

    Ihanaa taas lukea päivityksiäsi; blogisi ulkoasu on vain entisestään kaunistunut! Iirikset ovat kaunottaria ja nistä on iloa keväästä alkaen. Kevätkurjenmiekkoja odotellessa…ReplyCancel

    • HA - December 3, 2014 - 17:58

      Kiitos Maria! Nyt saattaa taas olla jonkin aikaa päivittää blogia, sitten niitä taukoja saattaa taas tulla ;-)ReplyCancel

It’s been a while since my last post. Somehow the whole gardening season went by and ending an evening in front of the computer never seemed that interesting. But now that it is the darkest of November, perhaps a look back at the spring blooms would be nice? Seen above is the dog tooth lily […]

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