Category Archives: The Patio/Spring Border

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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End of Month View – February 2014

After the delights of Wisley at the start of the week it is hard not to feel disillusioned when I look at my own garden.  I have to remind myself that I work full-time and my resources are signficantly less.  … Continue reading

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My Garden This Weekend – 23rd February 2014

There isn’t much to report from the garden this weekend mainly as I spent the only dry sunny day at my garden club and sadly Sunday was a blustery and damp day.  I have spent some time outside today, well … Continue reading

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My Garden This Weekend – 2/2/14

This weekend has been excellent from a horticultural perspective.  Saturday was spent at the AGS Snowdrop Conference in Stratford which I shall probably bore you about later in the week.  Needless to say I came away with some new purchases: … Continue reading

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End of Month View – January 2014

I’ve been umming and arhing about what I should focus on this year for the End of Month View.  I like to have a new area to look at each year.  Last year I bored you with my front garden … Continue reading

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My Garden this Weekend – 1st December

A lovely autumnal weekend although the weather man is telling me that meteorological we are in winter.  It doesn’t feel like it yet especially as the leaves are taking so long to fall this year. On Saturday I went to … Continue reading

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My Garden – Mid Year 2013

I thought as I was at the start of two weeks annual leave with no plans for going away just pottering around that I would start it with giving you a tour of the garden.  I have done this in … Continue reading

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Tulips

Any one who reads this blog will know that I have had a nightmare winter with a badger digging up all my tulips that I had planted in the back garden borders.  Luckily I had decided not to spend too … Continue reading

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My Garden This Weekend – 3rd March 2013

This weekend saw a slight increase in temperature and on Saturday the sun was shining.  There was still a nip in the air so I decided that if I was going to spend some time out side I would need … Continue reading

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