Category Archives: climbers

Top August Blooms?

The stars of the August (and July too) garden are undoubtedly dahlias, which seem to be doing exceptionally well this year, perhaps encouraged by the mulch of manure applied to much of the garden over winter, and I could easily … Continue reading

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Six (or Seven) Clinging Clambering Clematis on Saturday

I have added a number of Clematis viticella to the garden and recent years; most take a couple of years or so to really begin to establish but then – my goodness! – they make up for their slow start … Continue reading

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Depends Who’s Asking: Top June Blooms

If I were to use visitor comments from our open garden sessions to gauge what the top blooms are in the garden at the moment it would be (not in any particular order) roses, poppies, astrantia and Lagurus ovatus (bunny … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Camouflaged

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Wordless Wednesday: Sweet Rosalyn

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Wordless Wednesday: Clematis Colonnade Collection

Clematis alpina, clockwise from top left: Rosy Pagoda, Constance, Foxy Lady, Pamela Jackman, Jacqueline du Pré, Ocean Pearl, Helsingborg, White Columbine

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Wordless Wednesday: How I Love Those Freckles!

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Wordless Wednesday: Hanging Around Together

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Wordless Wednesday : Still Jingling All the Way

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A Post

…about a post – well, several posts, posts with clematis growing up them. Firstly, in the clematis colonnade John Howells is strutting his stuff at the feet of Hagley Hybrid, the latter now flowering across the top of the structure. … Continue reading

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