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The month of May

May is one of the most beautiful months in the gardening calendar, every day there are new delights in the garden, but this time they passed me by as my mind was somewhere else. I still came into the garden … Continue reading

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Meconopsis Blue!

For over a month now we have been seeing the beautiful blue of Meconopsis flowers in the borders. All the plants are new this year, some grown from seed, some new hybrids bought from specialist growers which formed part of … Continue reading

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My new Meconopsis bed.

I think I mentioned a while back that 2 Cotoneaster shrubs that had formed a hedge in the back garden for the last 25yrs, had suddenly, for no apparent reason, died. A few weeks ago,while we had a spell of … Continue reading

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Thank goodness for self seeding drifts.

Looking back over 2015 has made me realise that we haven’t been able to do much gardening! Unfortunately health problems got in the way with the Undergardener having to go for his Prostate Cancer treatment and all his other hospital … Continue reading

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Doomed, but not for long!

I had the wonderful idea of ordering some lovely plants the other day, for my new area. In the past there hasn’t been any problem, you click the button, pay by debit or credit card, sit back , wait 48 … Continue reading

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It’s Meconopsis time again!

Looking back through old photographs of my Meconopsis Lingholm, this year they are four weeks later to flower than in 2011, I can’t believe that they were in flower half way through April that year. Even though they are later, … Continue reading

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Snakes alive!

When we had all our visitors the other weekend, I was asked what the large snake was in the bog garden. Some time ago I planted out lots of Meconopsis seedlings at the back of the border, the following day … Continue reading

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Meconopsis time.

It’s the time of year when I go looking for that delicious shade of blue in the garden. To start with, in February, looking to see how many plants of Meconopsis Lingholm have survived the winter, then when I can … Continue reading

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Chiffchaffs.

Following on from my last post, after a quick snack at the Blue Vinney pub near to the Sculpture by the Lakes, we crossed to the north of Dorset to visit the garden, Chiffchaffs.  We had visited this garden  a … Continue reading

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Was 2012 a Washout ?

Not really ! I started preparing this post by looking through all my photos for this year and re-reading some of my posts. There seem to be so many photos of plants looking absolutely sodden and covered with raindrops, so … Continue reading

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