Category Archives: My Garden

The importance of yellow in the border

My small-scale quest to find examples of good late summer borders, and in particular mixed borders looking good now, has continued.  Hampton Court in Herefordshire is a pleasant cross-country hours drive from me and a garden I visit at some … Continue reading

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My Garden this Weekend 17/8/14 – A Warts & All Tour

I have weeded, dead-headed, cut back and generally given the garden a good sort out this weekend and during the evenings last week.  It was long overdue and the chaos that has been irritating me for weeks, if not months, … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Bloom Day – August 2014

Here we are at the end of August and I have been lamenting the lack of colour in my garden.  I have been more interested in foliage in the last year and I wondered whether this has had a negative … Continue reading

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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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End of Month View July 2014

It seems like forever since I wrote the last End of Month View so much so that I couldn’t remember what photos I usually included so this post might be a little hit and miss.  I’ll start with my favourite … Continue reading

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My Garden This Weekend – 27th July 2014

My friend Victoria has recently said on her blog it is good to get away from your garden for a week or so as when you return you see it with fresh eyes.  I think she is right. Having been … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday 16/7/14 – Cardicocrinum giganteum

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