Tag Archives: garden

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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Wordless Wednesday 25/6/14 – Roses

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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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Product Review: Sophie Conran for Burgon & Ball

I am always hesitant to review products but my interest was piqued when I was asked if I would consider reviewing a produce from the new Sophie Conran range for Burgon & Ball.  I was particularly interested in the indoor … Continue reading

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My Garden This Weekend – 15th June 2014

Some times you have to listen to people when they are giving you advice and you also have to listen to your body when it is protesting.  I haven’t done either very well recently.  Consequently, by the end of Saturday … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday 11/6/14 – Majestic Gum

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Stockton Bury Gardens – May 2014

It is some six or seven weeks since I last visited Stockton Bury Gardens in Herefordshire and strangely it was raining then as well.  The planting has put on some serious weight since early April and everything looks so lush. … Continue reading

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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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A Wet Saturday

It has rained heavily for 48 hours on and off which is good as the garden has had a good soaking and the water butts are full or even overflowing.  However, it does mean there has been no gardening for … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday 2/4/14 – Chaenomeles japonica

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