Category Archives: Woodland border

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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My Garden this Weekend – 26th January 2014

Despite the completely mad weather this weekend I have still managed to get my horticultural fix.  Some say that a small tornado went across the country yesterday I don’t know if that is exactly what it was but my journey … Continue reading

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My Garden This Weekend – 19th January 2014

Finally, a good weekend for gardening albeit very soggy due to the endless rain we have had for weeks.  It has rained so  much that on Friday my journey to work was doubled in time due to flooded roads despite … Continue reading

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Plans for 2014

I don’t believe in New Year’s resolutions. To me it seems that you are just putting yourself under pressure to achieve something which will undoubtedly not be achieved and you will feel like you have failed! But that is just … Continue reading

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My Garden this Weekend – 27th October 2013

I had the benefit of a three day weekend this week and despite the weather forecasts of doom and gloom it turned out to be much better gardening weather than I had anticipated.  However, overshadowing the weekend is the forecast … Continue reading

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Goodbye Bog Garden

I had a lie in last Sunday morning, an unusual event recently but well overdue.  The only problem is that it meant my mind was wandering around (I had been woken by my mad cat demanding to be let out … 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

Posted in August, Big border, bog garden, Cottage Garden Border, garden, Greenhouse, My Garden, The Patio/Spring Border, The Slope (incl Daisy Border), Woodland border | Tagged , , , , , , | 31 Comments

Solomon’s seal sawfly – yuk!

I have only myself to blame – I have been away too much recently; the majority of the garden has been neglected due to clearing space for the workshop; and recently the heat has reduced my energy and enthusiasm.  How … Continue reading

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Plant of the moment: Molopospernum peloponnesiaam

How can you not be tempted by a plant with a name like Molopospermum peloponnesiacum?  I am becoming increasingly fond of this plant.  It was bought in May 2012 from Crug Plants and so right from the start it has … Continue reading

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End of Month View – May 2013

I have to say, and I never thought I would say this, but I am rather pleased with the front garden.  I actually like being in it.  You can see in the photo above that we have filled in the … Continue reading

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