Tag Archives: crocosmia

Lackadaisical Lucifer!

Crocosmia Lucifer is playing his usual game in the month of July. In the spring, his foliage bursts through the soil and makes quite a statement with its sword shaped spears. But this doesn’t give you any indication of what … Continue reading

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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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Review of the month of July.

The month of July was unusual in that it was so hot and humid. Having to watch the garden suffer through the lack of rain and only being able to water the essentials that were obviously struggling did not make … Continue reading

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Foliage for July.

I’m late, I know, sorry, but we have been having the most wonderful time with our extended family over the last week. The 70th birthday celebrations which started in May with my husband’s 70th, then mine in June, have eventually … Continue reading

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September roundup

The weather in September has been quite kind to us in the SW of the UK, a bit of rain, a bit of sun, lots of cloud, bit of fog and not much wind. The last couple of days though, … Continue reading

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Planning a Rainbow.

I’m sure all gardeners have had moments when garden visiting, that have so inspired them, that they can’t wait to get home and start changing part of their own garden. This is how it was for me when on holiday … 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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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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Red alert

The first crocosmia to flower for us is Lucifer and what a wonderful one it is. I started off a few years ago with just 10 corms and now we seem to have hundreds! They really do make an imposing … Continue reading

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