Category Archives: My Garden

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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My Garden this Weekend 6/7/2014

What a rewarding weekend in so many planty ways.  I spent Saturday at the annual HPS Variegated Specialist Group meeting which was held near by and was fascinating.  The attendance was much smaller than at the annual Galanthus group meeting … Continue reading

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Hedges

The Council of Perfection dictates many things particularly when pruning is mentioned.  However, the Council of Perfection does not work full-time in a demanding job and over commit itself to too many things in the evenings so it will have … Continue reading

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End of Month View – June 1014

We are going through a bit of a floral lull in the back garden at the end of June.  I have just cut back most of the geraniums which had finished flowering so the Big Border isn’t looking as voluptuous … Continue reading

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My Garden This Weekend

After a slow start this weekend has been wonderful for working in the garden.  I would say pottering but I think my idea of pottering isn’t the same as others.  Saturday was a wash out which is fine as we … Continue reading

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Taking the Plunge

I decided finally the other week that I wanted to use the greenhouse more for my alpine and bulbs.  I have lots of pots of bulbs and they are currently stored under the staging in the greenhouse with the aim … Continue reading

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My Garden This Weekend – 22nd June 2014

I’m not really a summer person nor for that matter a winter person.  I am much happier in spring and autumn as I prefer the weather and the way nature changes so dramatically during these seasons. I have found in … Continue reading

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The Greenhouse Year – June 2014

This side of the greenhouse looks quite good.  I have spent an hour or so this evening moving the last of the succulents out onto the outside staging and moving all the pots of bulbs into the greenhouse.  They are … Continue reading

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