Tag Archives: Hosta

A Golden Glow for September GBFD.

When the curtains are first drawn back in a morning,  the light is different, there is a golden glow now which is so different from a couple of weeks ago. The leaves are starting to turn colour and with all … Continue reading

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Foliage for August GBFD.

When I first started thinking about which foliage would be suitable to record for August’s Foliage Day, I didn’t think there would be very much as we are still suffering from a lack of rain. Fortunately I was wrong and … Continue reading

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Foliage for July.

I’m late, I know, sorry, but we have been having the most wonderful time with our extended family over the last week. The 70th birthday celebrations which started in May with my husband’s 70th, then mine in June, have eventually … Continue reading

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Super Summer in September

With summer only really arriving in September this year, flowers seem to have gone into overdrive, almost as if they want to make up for lost time. If we start with the Clematis Alba Luxuriens on the pergola, this is … Continue reading

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July Foliage for GBFD.

Foliage day seems to have come round again so soon, so in a break from the rain (on the 18th of this month) I photographed as much as I could, starting with one of my favourites, Rosa glauca which is … Continue reading

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June abundance.

In spite of the awful weather we have been having for a while now, the flowers are bursting open all over the place. Thank goodness, the night we had dreadful gales, there wasn’t much damage done. Lots of branches and … Continue reading

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Walking on the Wildside with Hostas.

Yesterday we went to Dartmoor to visit a hosta nursery, Bowden Hostas, in Sticklepath, Devon, then after lunch we went to visit the garden Wildside, the garden of Keith and Ros Wiley.  Bowden Hostas have won 24 gold medals from … Continue reading

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Foliage for May. GBFD.

Foliage is bursting forth everywhere in the garden, you can almost see the leaves growing, getting larger and larger every day. This first photo though is of a road I drive along most days and the leaves on the beech … Continue reading

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It’s all my fault!

OK, I will hold my hands up, I should have realised that I was tempting fate when I wrote a post called April flowers need April showers !! Since then we have had almost non stop rain, Wednesday was when … Continue reading

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Planning a Rainbow.

I’m sure all gardeners have had moments when garden visiting, that have so inspired them, that they can’t wait to get home and start changing part of their own garden. This is how it was for me when on holiday … Continue reading

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