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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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G.B.F.D. Yet more rain.

Once again the country is either covered in snow or flooded, sounds as if last year is carrying on where it left off! We are in the southern part of the country which is flooded once more. I daren’t walk … Continue reading

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Major cut backs.

No, I’m not talking about the financial situation in the country at the moment, or talking about not buying so many plants in future!  It’s the time of year to get the secateurs out and cut back lots of shrubs … Continue reading

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New Shoots Everywhere. GBFD.

I have used this months Garden Bloggers Foliage Day to concentrate on all the new shoots that are bursting everywhere around the garden. Lots of plants have been cut back and buds are now opening with a promise of what … Continue reading

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GBFD. The Last Leaves of Autumn.

What a strange autumn it has been so far, no frosts yet where we are, which we are told help to form the wonderful colours that we see on our trees and shrubs. However the colours have been stunning as … Continue reading

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Last flowers of Summer.

Are these the last flowers of summer or will there be more, who knows? When wandering around the garden, camera at the ready, I think it is amazing the plants that are still putting out new buds and that the … 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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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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