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24 February 2020


Something the internet cannot provide (yet) is scent. This is rather boastful: but the shop, even in February, smells so heavenly and this week on the Post all the plants and flowers that contributes to this (and of course disguise eighteenth century drains and any lingering damp from the basement). First up our complete favourite, a daphne, which has the most heavenly scent in the world. It only flowers in February and looks slightly dull the rest of the year but is so worth it to cheer up the late winter. Branches, once picked, last a week in a vase. This one is from a firm in the UK here that is selling them for a mere £10.99. Worth EVERY penny.

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