Category Archives: Garden

Autumn is here

Where did the Summer go? August just flew by sadly I was unable to write up my blog this month. We had hardly any rain in August and the garden suffered somewhat. The most disappointing were my roses which produced … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Bloom Day, Monday July 15th, 2013

The early part of July has given us some glorious summer days here in the south west. As a result we have plenty of blooms in our garden at present. Our roses and delphiniums have been putting on a wonderful show … Continue reading

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A bit more like summer

Temperatures just tipping 20°C in my part of the world and night time temperatures are around the 16’s what a difference this has made to the growth of my plants and a welcome return to warmer days. A celebration of … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Bloom Day – June 15th 2013

For me, June is the month when the garden begins to reward me for my efforts with feeding, pruning , mulching and the like. A selection of my June blooms; Deciduous Azalea ‘Golden Sunset’ (Knapp Hill Hybrid) Syringa ‘Madame LeMoine’ … Continue reading

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Ne’er cast a clout……

…..till May be out. It’s certainly out now, and what a wonderful display we have had in Somerset this year.  Temperatures are rising nicely for the first month of summer however the easterly winds are keeping the temperature a little on … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Bloom Day Wednesday May, 15th 2013

The last month of spring provides us with an abundance of colour. Apple blossom from ‘Belle de Boskoop’ a culinary variety which if left on the tree until late December will provide a dessert apple. Dicentra spectabilis ‘alba’, Dutchman’s breeches … Continue reading

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May….the month of blossoms

Here we are on the ninth of the month and not a word written yet! May a busy month for most of us, a month when temperatures are on the rise and threats of frost are ever present, seedlings are … Continue reading

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April showers…….

…. well not really but the flowers are coming that bloom in May.  So far this month we have had two days of rain so the ground is getting quite dry.  Having said that the temperatures and general weather conditions … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Bloom Day Monday April, 15th 2013

A much better month than March, easterly winds and freezing temperatures have disappeared to be replaced by much milder south-westerly winds and higher temperatures; Magnolia stellata ‘Royal Star’ Primula denticulata Narcissus ‘Tête a Tête’ and Tulip ‘Scarlet Baby’ Narcissus ‘Ice … Continue reading

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Will it ever warm up ?…..

I do hope so.  The month of March has been dreadful in my part of the world, I usually moan about the rain but we have had very little this month.  I could go on about the snow but we … Continue reading

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