Monthly Archives: September 2015

Deja vu.

At this time last year we had decided to visit Picton Garden and Old Court Nurseries in Worcestershire, in the last week of September.  Unfortunately fate stepped in, as this was when the undergardener  was rushed into hospital. Last week, … Continue reading

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Star of the Autumn Woodland.

The main flowering period for the woodland is January, February, March and April. Over the years I have planted a few  Cyclamen hederifolium corms to have some interest in there in the autumn before the autumn tints come on the … Continue reading

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Cawdor Castle, Scotland.

On the last day of our mini break, with the sun still shining, making our way back to Inverness Airport in the north eastern part of Scotland, we stopped for a while at Cawdor Castle to see their gardens. We … Continue reading

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Mellow Yellow. GBFD September 2015.

I can’t deny it any longer, the garden certainly has a mellow, yellow cast to the foliage. Just a couple of weeks ago, everything was still green in all its shades, but now it is looking like autumn is upon … Continue reading

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Sunny Scotland, days 2 and 3.

Our second day in sunny Scotland was a trip, this time behind a diesel engine,  from Inverness on the east coast to the Kyle of Lochalsh on the west coast. Once again the views from the train were stunning and … Continue reading

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It doesn’t always rain in Scotland.

We were so lucky with our weather when we flew to Scotland for a few days holiday, we took waterproofs and fleece with us, but neither were needed. Each day started misty but soon the sun came through and was … Continue reading

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Autumn is knocking on the door. GBBD for September.

Getting back from a few days in Scotland, I was very concious of the fact that my garden here was starting to shut down whereas the only garden we saw up there was in full colourful bloom, I’ll be showing … Continue reading

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Hobbies and pastimes.

I’ve been out of action for a while due to muscle problems flaring up again, also having to prepare a slide show for my village WI.  When first asked, I was told just to put my photos on a memory … Continue reading

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