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Monthly Archives: August 2012
So much rain has fallen over the past months, that for quite some time a lot of the garden was sodden and some even under water, however all this rain is doing a lot of good to certain areas of … Continue reading
Some of the foliage in the garden has started to take on autumnal tints, but I am not ready for autumn yet! This first one is a photo of the leaves of Geranium Spinners
All summer I have been waiting for our visitors to arrive, but with all the rain and cold wind that we have been having, there was no chance, until a few days ago. That morning started off very misty and … Continue reading
I know I’ve been going on about it lately, but the August garden has had so many more flowers than it usually has, thanks to all the rain we have been having.
I can’t believe it’s autumn already, or at least it seemed like it when we got up on August 9th to find it was thick fog and a lot cooler than it had been of late.
When you run out of space on the ground for any more plants, the only way is up. I wander round the garden looking at the trees and shrubs, wondering which are strong enough to support a clematis. Also, just … Continue reading
A female pheasant decided to have a look around our garden one day recently. She was very nervous, constantly looking round to check that there was no danger. Photos were taken through the window, so apologies, not the usual standard!