Monthly Archives: July 2021

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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