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Six on Saturday. 7.8.21

We have had quite a lot of rain this week, everything is growing fast in the few hours of sunshine that we have had. Not much work got done in the garden because of the rain, there will be so … Continue reading

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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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My plant of the moment in late July.

I was amazed when lots of buds suddenly popped up in the border by the driveway.  I was delighted when they turned out to be buds of  Agapanthus which I had bought many years ago and were being rather slow to … Continue reading

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Singing the Blues.

There are three areas in the garden where interest is being held by all the blue flowers that there are. It doesn’t seem to matter what the neighbouring colours are, yellow, orange, pink or white, blue goes with them all.

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Where has August gone.

The month of August seems to have flown by with not much gardening getting done, due to the heat. The small amount of rain that we have had, has made no difference at all to the overall look of the … Continue reading

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August Flowers. GBBD.

So far, August has been a bit mixed, weatherwise. We have had lots of hot sunshine but just a small amount of gentle rain which really hasn’t been enough to keep the garden looking happy or the water butts filled. … Continue reading

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August roundup.

Just thought I would do a quick whizz around the garden to record what is still in flower, found there was more than I had anticipated.

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Agapanthus – you are beautiful.

My fickle heart turns to other flowers once all my lovely meconopsis have stopped flowering, and at the moment, in a deeper shade of blue are the wonderfully beautiful agapanthus.

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All the Blues

As you may have guessed, blue is my favourite colour, so I try to have a fair proportion of blue flowers out as much as possible during the year.This clematis which has been out now for some time is C. … Continue reading

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Life after death

Sculpture in the garden is provided by the many seedheads that are left when flowering is over. Sometimes the seedheads are just as interesting as the flowers and they last a lot longer.

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