Yearly Archives: 2021

Six on Saturday 31.07.21

After a week of storms and torrential rain with bits of sunshine thrown in between, most of the plants are still upright and looking bright and perky. The two main ones that have been toppled were Crocosmia Lucifer and Miscanthus … Continue reading

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Colourful July

July has been a very strange month weather wise, first of all cold with torrential rain each day which caused flooding in the lowest part of the garden, then a heat wave with temperatures up at 31C, far too hot … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday 24. 7. 21

Having gone from one extreme to the other, from temperatures in the teens with rain every day, to temperatures soaring up to 30 C and even 31 C  this week, I have been melting away because I’m just not used … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday 17.07.21

The rain has stopped and now we have a heatwave, from one extreme to the other! I hate to say it but it is too hot for me, I’m having to plan my gardening from very early when I get … Continue reading

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Day lilies – the new bog plants

Where my garden keeps getting flooded is planted with rather a lot of Hemerocallis or Day Lilies. I hadn’t realised when I planted them many years ago, that they liked water so much. They spent most of the winter sitting … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday 10.7.21

Once more the garden is changing gear, a lot of the poppies, iris and peonies, but not all,  have finished and are handing over to Hydrangeas, Hemerocallis and Crocosmia. The colours are changing with Hemerocallis and Crocosmia, their flowers are … Continue reading

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Looking a bit purple

While assessing how the newish planting in the rockery was doing, I realised that quite a few of the plants were in the purple spectrum and they all seemed to be in the centre of the rockery. I will have … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday 3.7.21

This week, for my Six on Saturday,  I’ll be concentrating on the roses that didn’t appear in my earlier rose post. Two  are huge ramblers, two are climbers and two are shrub roses that  didn’t wake up with the rest. … Continue reading

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The June Meadow.

My circular meadow is coming along nicely, or I think so anyway. The grasses are growing, the buttercups and daisies are making a wall to wall carpet and other wild flowers are popping up. Some I have seen in previous … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday. 26.06.21

This week I’ve tried to find six plants that haven’t been shown previously in a recent posts, it wasn’t easy! The wind and the rain that we had this last week have taken their toll and there has been a … Continue reading

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