Category Archives: gardening

End of Month View – August 2014

I have been off work for just short of two weeks and have completely lost track of time and the date so unfortunately the photos for this post were taken at midday when the sun was shining in my eyes … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday 27/8/14 – Eryngium alpinum ‘Blue Star’

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Stockton Bury Gardens – August

Some may recall that earlier this year I set out to visit Stockton Bury Gardens, a garden local to me, on a regular basis.  I have to admit I failed to make a monthly visit for far too many reasons … Continue reading

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A fine example of hedgehoggery

It is a family joke that my parents, especially my father, loved to dome shrubs when he was pruning.  I often despaired as to me the beauty of many shrubs is their ranging wide-spread form. Over the last few days … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday 13/8/14 – Zinnia

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My Garden This Weekend – 10th August 2014

I haven’t been in the garden this weekend apart from to take some photographs.  Sunday has been wet and windy thanks to residue of hurricane Bertha once she had blasted across the Atlantic.  We have had very heavy downpours and … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday 5/8/14 – Phyllostachys pubescens

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