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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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End of month review -June.

Where has the month of June gone, time is just flying by and I’m still playing catch up! We are gradually catching up with all the weeding, having neglected the garden somewhat for 2 yrs, while the medics were trying … Continue reading

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Rainbow for June and July

The bog garden, which is formed by an underground stream, certainly comes into it’s own at the beginning of June when flowers start bursting out along the length of the border. There are all the colours of the rainbow, red, … Continue reading

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Garden abundance.

I thought I would catch up with the garden before showing the photos of the wild flowers in the Scillies. When we got back, the difference in the garden was amazing, blossom and an explosion of flowers everywhere. New growth … Continue reading

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Maybe one day…..

Maybe one day my bog garden will look as good, although on a much smaller scale, as the one we visited the other day at Marwood Hill Garden. The garden covers 20 acres altogether and contains 3 lakes with streamside … Continue reading

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Fresh June Foliage. G.B.F.D.

Once again it is time to look at the foliage in the garden for Garden Bloggers Foliage Day and see how it is adding to the overall picture in the month of June when the borders are overflowing with flowers. … Continue reading

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Tapestry of Foliage.

Even though we are surrounded at the moment by wonderful flowers of all colours, it is very easy sometimes to forget the sumptuous tapestry effect that comes with contrasting foliage.

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Chasing the elusive blue

About 15 of my Meconopsis have flowered, but the first one came out deep purple, what a disappointment! We have got a few the bright turquoise blue that they should be but the rest were lilac, grey, pink or purple! … Continue reading

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