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July 30th, 2021
After a warm and rainy July maybe August will prove a little more settled! Some of the cottage garden plants in our garden took a bit of a pasting in the downpours, notwithstanding our best attempts at staking them. There have also been a few broken rose stems. Despite these casualties the garden is looking […]Read More
June 30th, 2021
High summer is the perfect time to enjoy your garden during the long mid-summer evenings. So much is in flower now, helped and maybe held back a little, by a cool and rainy May and June. There is enough to do in the garden this month and even more to enjoy. Here are a few […]Read More
May 27th, 2021
When I was young, June was the exam month. Why was there always a lawn mower going while you sat in the exam hall? Now that association is a distant memory, I am free to enjoy June as one of the most beautiful months in the garden. After all, it is the peak of the […]Read More
April 29th, 2021
One of the many wonderful things about May is that, in this area at least, there are usually no more frosts from about 10th of the month. This is a liberating feeling in the garden. It means that hanging baskets, pots and borders can be filled with colour by planting out bedding plants. Colour combinations […]Read More
March 30th, 2021
April is such an exciting month in the garden. The birds are in fantastic voice as I write and it will not be long before the blossom lights up our fruit trees, particularly the Quince which always excels. Soon it will be time to dead head the daffodils, but do not cut the foliage back […]Read More