Tag Archives: Albertine rose

25.6.39.

Fine all day & fairly warm until evening. Sweet williams, two red roses & one Albertine full out. A salvia & a marigold in bud. Some stonecrop in full flower. Stonecrop appears to flower erratically as one clump has been … Continue reading

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24.6.39.

[On 24 June Orwell went to Southwold to be with his father, who was very ill. Richard Blair died of cancer of the rectum on 28 June. Orwell was by his bedside. He returned to Wallington on 30 June. From … Continue reading

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28.5.39. (Whit Sunday)

Very chilly in early morning, the rest of the day fine & sunny. Some salvias were planted last night. Daily Mail rose now almost ready to open, buds on Dorothy Perkins & Albertine. Delphinium buds forming, peonies not far from … Continue reading

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