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Clematis viticella and their ilk are real stars of the summer garden here, many flowering from June throughout July and into August, with little sign of stopping. Larger flowered C ‘Kingfisher’ (above) starts flowering a little later than some, but … Continue reading
While the roses have a little rest, clematis throughout the garden continue to get better and better, their mass of colour providing jaw-dropping moments of sheer pleasure and wonder. The first four are in constant view from the kitchen, framing … Continue reading
Based on the display of these two and an adjacent clematis, and the number of buds on many more, I wondered if this year was turning out to be an especially good year for them – but when checking previous … Continue reading
It is always exciting when something in the garden flowers for the first time, or after a long absence – an occasion for the red carpet to be rolled out and for a tootle on a trumpet or, at the … Continue reading
Sugar, ah honey honey You are my candy girl There is a heady fragrance in the garden today, accentuated by the gentle breeze that has taken the edge off the heat. Often the fragrance catches you unawares, and it can … Continue reading