Tag Archives: climbers

Garden bloggers Bloom Day- July 2020

June should be hot, but not here, certainly not a flaming June so far! We have had mixed weather this month, a lot of cloud, some days warm, others a bit chilly, a little rain but not as much as … Continue reading

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10 for April, 2020

While we are all staying at home, the seasons are changing before our very eyes. When this lockdown started it was a time for all the spring bulbs to flower and we seemed to go from snowdrops to tulips in … Continue reading

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Scaling the heights.

My pink Clematis montana is quietly scrambling up one of the ancient oaks at the side of the garden,  at the back of the rhododendron bed. For years I thought it had died because the first year after planting I … Continue reading

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Back to School.

The Rotary Club in Exeter have promised a school in the city that they will redesign and plant their little garden, with wildlife in mind. The undergardener is a member of the Rotary Club in Exeter and I was roped … Continue reading

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Up in the air.

I keep mentioning the pergola which goes up to the fruit and veggie area, I thought it was about time to show the planting round it and up it. It has the pond to the right of it with spring … Continue reading

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Don’t forget to look up.

While walking round the garden, we all too often are looking down at our plants in the borders. Sometimes it pays to look up to see what is happening above eye level as happened to me the other day. Having … Continue reading

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The Only Way is Up Now.

When you run out of space on the ground for any more plants, the only way is up. I wander round the garden looking at the trees and shrubs, wondering which are strong enough to support a clematis. Also, just … Continue reading

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