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The Patient Gardener

For the love of gardening is a seed that once sown never dies, but always grows and grows to an enduring and ever-increasing source of happiness – Gertrude Jekyll

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My Garden This Weekend – 26th April 2015

Today the forecasters predicted low temperatures of around 10C and wind and maybe rain.  Now I would certainly have welcomed the rain since it hasn't really rained all month and whilst the established plants are fine those I have been... Continue Reading →

End of Month View – October 2014

October seems to have been a wet and windy month but it has certainly been a busy month for me resulting in not much gardening time and of course with the evenings drawing in things aren't going to improve until... Continue Reading →

My Garden This Weekend – 5/10/14

Autumn has arrived and a sense of panic marred my gardening today.  With evening gardening over due to the shortening days and a wet day yesterday, I felt an unexpected sense of urgency in the garden today.  To such an... Continue Reading →

End of Month View – September 2014

September has been a very dry month and has ended with exceptionally warm temperature. a real Indian summer.  Although the garden is dry at first glance luckily because we have had the odd day of rain and there is frequently... Continue Reading →

End of Month View July 2014

It seems like forever since I wrote the last End of Month View so much so that I couldn't remember what photos I usually included so this post might be a little hit and miss.  I'll start with my favourite... Continue Reading →

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 →

My Garden this Weekend – 1st June 2014

After all the rain and cool temperatures we have had it has been a lovely warm weekend; even at times, dare I say it, too warm for gardening.  Saturday was spent at the local HPS group meeting which I always... Continue Reading →

The Greenhouse Year – May 2014

I am a few days late with the Greenhouse Year post but I have been distracted with the RHS Chelsea Flower show.  Whilst inspiring in many ways not least the plant quality it is a little dismaying to come home... Continue Reading →

Malvern Spring Festivals – the Nurseries

Being a bit of a plant nut for me shows are all about the nurseries not the show gardens.  If I am honest I think the show gardens, especially at Chelsea, get far too much coverage and the nurseries get... Continue Reading →

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