Category Archives: Perennials

Garden Visiting: The Nest

Today I went for a mooch into Herefordshire, my favourite county, to visit The Nest which is opening this Bank Holiday weekend for the NGS.    What a wonderful country garden full of all those plants I love, exuberant, floriferous and … Continue reading

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Garden Blogger Bloom Day – May 2014

May is the month for Aquilegia in my garden.  They are amongst my favorite perennials and every year a few more varieties appear.  I know some say that they revert back to muddy pink ones but I don’t find this … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – 23/4/14 – Aquilegia viridiflora

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The Greenhouse Year – April 2014

Another month has passed and the greenhouse is full to bursting although the winter occupants are beginning to move out and the new spring tenants are starting to move in.  There has been a slight swop over with the succulents … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Bloom Day – April 2014

I notice that I didn’t bother with a GBBD post in April last year and I think that reflects the lateness of the season; how different this year has been. The garden is already colouring up and the tulips are … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday 9/4/14 – Anemone pavonina

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Two nurseries and a fish lunch

There are certain nurseries I enjoy visiting and there are certain people I enjoy buying plants with.  Today the two came together and I visited Cotswold Garden Flowers with Victoria, Rob and Darren.  I didn’t know Darren but I have … Continue reading

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Plant Me Now – Perennial Starter Plants

Long term readers of this blog may recall that last year I did a number of reviews for Plant Me Now mainly in relation to their bedding plants.  I was always impressed with the quality of the plants and the … Continue reading

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Foliage Follow-up – March 2014

With the sun shining it nice to spend some time actually looking at the plants that are looking good instead of charging around tidying and preparing.  Choisya ternata ‘Sundance’ always makes me smile at this time of year.  I love … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Bloom Day – March 2014th

As Spring seems to have arrived in my garden I thought I would join in with the Garden Bloggers Bloom Day post. I know I have said a few posts back that I wasn’t that keen on Pulmonaria but I … Continue reading

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