Tag Archives: Ferns

Ten more April flowers.

It seems like ages that I’ve been waiting for Peony mlokosewitschii, or Molly the Witch, to open her fat buds. for long enough they have stayed firmly shut, in spite of us having a mini heatwave. Yesterday however, was my … Continue reading

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EOM View, a little late.

All through May, I have been working hard in the bog garden, the weeds had taken hold last year and were winning the battle. I had to be totally blinkered while weeding, not to get distracted by anything else, just … Continue reading

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The Bog is waking from it’s Winter Slumbers..

All winter the bog garden slumbers away with not a sign of the delights to come later in the year. Nearly all the plants die back to nothing, some disappear altogether, so there is nothing to tempt me to go … Continue reading

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Fresh Foliage from Hostas, Ferns and Heucheras.

Fresh foliage is everywhere I look in the garden and it is all growing so fast with having alternating sunshine and rain.  There is such a big difference in all the ferns, hostas and heucheras,  in the garden since last … Continue reading

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Mellow Yellow. GBFD September 2015.

I can’t deny it any longer, the garden certainly has a mellow, yellow cast to the foliage. Just a couple of weeks ago, everything was still green in all its shades, but now it is looking like autumn is upon … Continue reading

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The beauty of a bog!

When we moved here 25 yrs ago, I didn’t know much about gardening, it has been a very steep learning curve and I’m still learning.  We discovered that part of the garden never dries out, even in the summer when … Continue reading

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Foliage for July GBFD.

Thanks to Christina, we are now focusing on the foliage in our gardens.  Flowers are everywhere and  it is hard  to focus on the leaves, but some of them are so beautiful, it is a shame they get overlooked in … Continue reading

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The Foliage in June is Hiding! GBFD.

Normally the foliage in the garden is so easy to see, so there is no problem when it comes to photographing leaves for GBFD  hosted by Christina. This time though, it is flowers, flowers and even more flowers, I have … Continue reading

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May has flown by. EOMV.

The woodland is much the same as last month, I’ve not got any more new planting done as I’ve been concentrating on trying to get the borders weeded in the main garden. With all the rain we have had, at … Continue reading

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Foliage for May GBFD.

Foliage at this time of year is putting on such a spurt of growth, some need cutting back and some need tying in, whatever it is you can’t ignore it or you would have a garden that quickly becomes out … Continue reading

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