Category Archives: Cottage Garden Border

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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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 – 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 June Border

It’s nearly the longest day of the year and I finally have my camera back after a month at the repairers so I have spent some time this evening photographing the Cottage and Big Borders. For the first year since … Continue reading

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End of Month View – May 2014

Due to the amount of rain and cool temperatures we have had in recent weeks the plants in the Cottage and Big Border have grown quite big and lush but the flowers are being slow to show their faces.  The … Continue reading

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My Garden This Weekend – 11th May

Due to my commitments at the RHS Malvern Spring Festival this weekend and the horrid gusty weather the garden has been left to its own devices and it has thrived if the ignore the twigs blown from the trees all … Continue reading

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End of Month View – April 2014

I did say I was going to start this monthly meme with the view from my back window but I forgot and the light is now appalling so instead you have a view of my front garden taken yesterday when … 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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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 – 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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