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All the colours of the rainbow

Well, pretty much. Just a selection of the colourful things happening at the moment – we have asters: Rudbeckias: These are the new perennial ones: And the annuals look fantastic mixed with the clary: Fuschia: And shiny black Hypericum berries: … Continue reading

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A radical change

Yesterday saw us make the biggest change to the garden since taking out the hedge by the greenhouse, and the biggest in the front garden for over two years. Finally, after eighteen months of thinking about it, we have completely … Continue reading

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A few quick updates

This weekend we have: collected five tomato plants, a pot of marigolds and numerous asters and rudbeckias from my mum. Some of the tomato plants have just been moved into bigger pots and they are now settling into their new … Continue reading

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Asters, rudbeckias, raspberries and damselflies

We haven’t done very much in the garden lately apart from tidying up, but today I wanted to get the asters and rudbeckias in the ground as well as cutting a few things back. The bindweed has started to make … Continue reading

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Now showing

A few new pictures. We might do some bits and bobs this weekend… or we might not. We’ll see how we feel. Perhaps a bargain hunt at the garden centre might be in order. The surviving hollyhock has started flowering: … Continue reading

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Some of these may be triffids

After not really doing much in the garden for some time, I ventured out this morning to check things over. Did a bit of weeding and deadheading, and attempted to get the bindweed back under control. Most things are flourishing, … Continue reading

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