The Patient Gardener

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I was thinking only yesterday that the garden is in a bit of a lull before the early summer flowers start but it was surprising today to see how many flowers there are at their best at the moment.  Now I don’t know what the plant above is.  I grew it from seed a few years back which I got through a seed distribution scheme and I know they were labelled wrong… Read More

I noticed this morning that unlike the back garden the autumn leaves in the front garden are predominantly yellow.  Whilst I do like the fiery reds of autumn I find the buttery yellows quite soothing. The beech hedge along one of my boundaries particularly intrigues  me.  If you look at the photograph above you will see that one end has already turned a dry copper and then as you come up the… Read More