Yearly Archives: 2020

Autumn has certainly arrived.

During this last week the colours in the garden and the surrounding countryside have changed considerably, the green is gradually fading away and changing to yellow, orange and red. Also the leaves have started falling with a vengeance which means … Continue reading

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Good for another 30 yrs!

I thought I would update you on the Calor Gas saga now that I have a shiny new gas tank at the side of the house. I received a letter from Calor Gas telling me that they were coming last … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Bloom Day, October 2020

There is a definite autumnal feel to the garden now, the days are shorter, the sun lower in the sky and it is certainly a lot colder this week than last. This howerver doesn’t stop all the flowers from flowering, … Continue reading

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Time to catch up.

Having had days of very heavy rain and storm force winds means that I now have time to catch up with my blog as gardening can’t be done at the moment. Gales last night brought a large branch down from … Continue reading

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The Star at the moment. GBBD September.

Without a doubt, the star of the garden at the moment are my Colchicums. What started off as 3 bulbs increased over the years and was eventually divided into two clumps. The original clump stayed more or less as it … Continue reading

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The end of the Leylandii.

Back in January, long before lockdown started, I found a man in my garden from Calor Gas who provide our heating from a large tank at the side of our house. A huge tanker comes every 8 weeks and tops … Continue reading

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The ants have been busy again!

The woodland has 3 periods when I visit it each day, first of all in Jan/March for all the snowdrops and narcissus, now in September for all the little  cyclamen hederifolium and then in Oct./November for the autumn tints.

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Signs of autumn already!

When I got up this morning at about 6am and stepped into the garden, it had a definite autumnal air about it. The sun had just risen over the trees but it was what I call a misty, moisty morning … Continue reading

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August flowers for GBBD 2020.

It is a long time since I wrote a post, I hadn’t realised how the time has flown by. I am still at home a lot,  just going out a couple of times a week and keeping away from all … Continue reading

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10 Blooms for July 23rd.

It has been a strange sort of month weatherwise, a bit of everything really but not much rain which we really need. In spite of this, plants are carrying on doing what plants are supposed to do and making the … Continue reading

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