Tag Archives: roses

Everything is coming up Roses.

Well almost everything. June is the month for roses and they are billowing everywhere. There are lots of other plants flowering as well, but the roses in most of the borders are stealing the show.

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It must be summer.

Yes, it must be summer because all the roses have started flowering and I’ve never known them to flower in May before! Our warm spell is still continuing, although with rain on and off most days now. The garden certainly … Continue reading

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June is the month for roses.

Just as the Rhodos and Azaleas start to fade, the baton is taken up by all the roses in the garden. The odd rose flower has been seen in May, but the main flowering period is in June with more … Continue reading

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GBBD August. Welcome rain.

I can’t believe that August is half way through. We have had quite a bit of rain followed by sunshine, on and off all month, which has meant that flowers are blooming everywhere. Quite often August is a dry month … Continue reading

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Blooming marvellous!

The weather this month has been very variable. Lots of very cold winds, coming from the east, a bit of sunshine which became very hot and humid a couple of days ago, coming up from Africa. Then it all went … Continue reading

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June’s bounty ! GBBD.

It’s difficult to know where to start, there are so many flowers all vying for attention this Garden Bloggers Bloom Day. I think I’ll start in the front with some oriental poppies in the Bee and Butterfly border. This one … Continue reading

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GBBD. September flowers.

We were warned by the weathermen that our summer was coming to an end and the first Autumn storm was approaching.  Some of the flowers are looking pretty wet, but in a rare splash of sunlight when the rain stopped … Continue reading

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August Flowers. GBBD.

So far, August has been a bit mixed, weatherwise. We have had lots of hot sunshine but just a small amount of gentle rain which really hasn’t been enough to keep the garden looking happy or the water butts filled. … Continue reading

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Flowers for July GBBD

My garden and I are feeling the same, hot, tired and wilting in all this heat,  hoping that we can have some rain soon,  just at night time of course! It’s well over 4 weeks now since we had any … Continue reading

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Still flowering.

Some plants in the garden have been flowering their socks off all summer. The roses and erigeron started in June and the fuchsias in July. The roses have had a short break now and then but the other two have … Continue reading

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