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The garden has gone from the soft pinks and blue to basically orange and red.  I have a liking for Crocosmia and they have been slowly increasing in the garden more than I had realised.  The majority are the one above as ever I have no idea which variety it is.   I have bought Emily Mackenzie and Lucifer in the past but I am pretty certain it is neither of these and… Read More

The weather this summer, here in the UK, has been awful.  Whilst we were told by the weathermen that this summer there would be a heatwave in reality the heatwave consisted of a couple of weeks in late June when temperatures reached around 28 degrees.  Since then sunny warm days have been few and far between but there has been plenty of rain just like the last two summers.  I’m sure if… Read More