Tag Archives: May flowers

May is a wonderful month. GBBD.

I think May is my favourite month, so much is flowering and looking so fresh, trees and shrubs as well as bulbs and perennials. The most obvious shrubs are the rhodos, azaleas and viburnums, you can’t miss them.

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Deja vu.

Many, many years ago, I visited a garden in the next village, along with lots of other members of the organisation Plant Heritage or NCCPG as it was known then. (The National Council for the Conservation of Plants and Gardens, … Continue reading

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GBBD for May 2016.

Mixed weather this month has made everything grow, including the weeds. Sunshine and showers have had everything rushing skywards, flowers have been popping open every day, bees buzzing, butterflies fluttering. The garden has also at times felt like a steaming … Continue reading

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Blooming Maytime. GBBD.

May is the time when the garden goes into overdrive, everything seems to want to bloom at the same time, I just wish I could press a pause button and slow everything down a bit. Rhododendrons and Azaleas are now … Continue reading

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P.I.P.s in May.

May is the month for ebullient flowering,  the garden will be overflowing with flowers that are definitely OTT!  The Pips in question are the flamboyant Peonies, Iris and Poppies and they are joined by Rhododendrons and Azaleas, but they will … Continue reading

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Half way through May already!

It is half way through May already and time for another Garden Bloggers Bloom Day, kindly hosted by Carol at May Dreams Garden where we can peek at all the lovely flowers all over the world! Everything is growing so … Continue reading

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Bluebell time is here!

I didn’t make our usual pilgrimage to the local bluebell woods last year, so this year I decided that I had to make up for it. About 25 minutes drive from us is an oak and beech wood and at … Continue reading

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Just because it’s tiny…

My star of the back garden at the moment is a dwarf bearded iris, you know what they say about small packages, well it is true. A couple of years ago, this little unnamed iris was left at the end … Continue reading

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