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Yearly Archives: 2023
Six on Saturday, 27.5.2023.
It is nice to have it confirmed by Chelsea that my garden is the height of fashion, in vogue at the moment, I am “nurturing my wild flowers” so my garden looks “pretty but shaggy” I think that was the … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged Camassia, Germander speedwell, Iris latifolia, meadow, red campion, Rhododendron luteum, roses, wild flowers 18 Comments
May is on fast forward at the moment. after the cooler than usual April which has held flowers back a bit, it is all change now that we have warm sunshine every day with everything trying to flower all at … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged Azalea, Clemaris, Cotinus, hesperis matronalis, Hosta, iris, rhododendron, Rogersia, Viburnum 6 Comments
Six on Saturday. 20.05.2023
What a wonderful week it has been, such a change from last week! This week we have had sunshine every day which has dried out the flood water nicely, only problem is that the rain plus sunshine has made the … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged alliums, azaleas, euphorbia palustris, hostas, meconopsis cambrica, wisteria 16 Comments
Six on Saturday. 13.05.2023
Well, what can I say about the weather this week, especially on Tuesday. Everything seems to be against me getting out into the garden and tidying it up at the moment. Tuesday we were warned that it would be bad, … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged Aquilegia, clematis Guernsey Cream, Dwarf Iris, hemerocallis, rhododendron, wisteria 14 Comments
Six on Saturday. 6.5.2023
The weather still doesn’t know what it should be doing so we are being treated to a bit of everything, at least it is getting warmer, except when there is a cold east wind. The flowers keep coming, lovely to … Continue reading
Six on Saturday. 29.4.2023
I’m beginning to think that the garden will never dry out, we have had so much rain this last week, parts of the garden have been under water again and there is only so much work that I can do … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged apple blossom, Berberis, Euphorbia melliferra, Exachorda macrantha The Bride, Hosta 18 Comments
Six on Saturday. 22.4.23.
We had a blast of winter again yesterday, we had been warned that we were going to have a lot of rain, but we had large hailstones which lasted for quite some time. Quite a few sunny spells meant that … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged akebia, meconopsis cambrica, Primula veris, Prunus glandulosa Rosea plena, Salvia Amistad, Veronica 22 Comments
Six on Saturday. 15.04.2023.
What a wet week that was, hopefully this weekend will see the start of some better weather. The garden is under water again in places and I know from experience that it will take a few days before it all … Continue reading
Posted in News Tagged Muscari Valerie Finnis., narcissus, paeony Mlokosewitschii, primroses, tulip Peppermint Stick 16 Comments
Six on Saturday. 8.4.23.
This week has been a great improvement, weatherwise. We’ve had lots of sunshine, a few gentle showers, warmer temperatures, in fact good gardening weather for a change. My flood is drying up and blossom is coming on the trees and … Continue reading
It’s Snakeshead fritillary time!
For those of you who have been with me for a long time, know that each year at this time, I do a post purely about Fritillaria meleagris or Snakedhead fritillaries.
Posted in News Tagged Fritillaria meleagris, snakeshead fritillaries 10 Comments