Category Archives: My Garden

Oh to relax

There is a particular significance to this photograph.  It  heralds a new approach to my garden and how I spend time in it – well I hope so.  I have never had anywhere to sit in the garden, aside from … Continue reading

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Foliage Follow-up – April 2014

This month’s foliage post features some new acquisitions, some of which are destined for the new hardy exotic border.  I am particularly pleased with the Fatsia Spidersweb which I bought from Cotswold Garden Flowers the other week.  I have been … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Bloom Day – April 2014

I notice that I didn’t bother with a GBBD post in April last year and I think that reflects the lateness of the season; how different this year has been. The garden is already colouring up and the tulips are … Continue reading

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My Garden This Weekend – 13th April 2014

Anyone who follows me on twitter regularly will know I have been whining about being ill since Wednesday evening with a cold.  In fact we are pretty certain it was flu as I was completely knocked for six and hardly … Continue reading

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My Garden this Weekend – 6th April 2013

The Prunus flowering in my garden is always a sign that spring is most definitely here.  The arrival of the flowers is accompanied by the pollinators and there is a constant humming as you work in the garden under the … Continue reading

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End of Month View – March 2014

I have decided to include the view from my living room window as the opening of the End of Month View post.  As you can see Spring as arrived with daffodils, hellebores and young growth of the willow tree. The … Continue reading

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My Garden this Weekend – 30th March

Another lovely weekend and this time a three-day one as I had some time due to me.  I started clearing the slope on Friday although the rain stopped play after an hour.  I am moving the asters and grasses and … Continue reading

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My garden this weekend – 23rd March 2014

The weather this weekend has been more than changeable.  One moment brilliant sunshine, *as you can see, the next grey and hail stones.  The constant theme has been a cold and biting wind.  In some ways this didn’t matter yesterday … Continue reading

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The Greenhouse Year – March 2014

Here we are in March and my greenhouse is at capacity and I haven’t really started.  I have to start by showing you the two shelves my sons gave me for my birthday which are at the end of the … Continue reading

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My garden this weekend – 16th March 2014

What a lovely weekend it has been – dry, sunny, warm – what more could you ask for. As ever I had some gardening plans for the two days and as ever I knew I wouldn’t achieve them but I … Continue reading

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