Category Archives: End of Month View

Hello 2021- What Have You Got in Store for the Garden?

Rather than wish anyone reading this a ‘happy new year’, which may sound  trite after the unforeseen eventualities of the previous year and the ongoing uncertainties of 2021, I shall wish you instead the very best year possible and thank … Continue reading

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Goodbye to 2020: End of Month View, December

2020 has been a year like no other, and it’s inevitable that most people will be glad to see the back of it. The garden, however, has its own agenda and is little affected by the goings-on of the wider … Continue reading

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End of Month View: Unlike Most Novembers

It doesn’t seem very long since I looked back on October, and here we are into December, November seemingly having passed by in a flash. It has been a relatively mild month with only two or three very light frosts, … Continue reading

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End of a Leafy Month View

October has been an increasingly leafy month and a wet one too, with our weather monitor telling us it has been the wettest month of the year so far, with 140mm of rain (5.5inches). Unlike February which was nearly as … Continue reading

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End of Month View: Autumn Gradually Cranks Into Gear

As we leave September, although autumn is increasingly evident in the garden there is still plenty of colour to be seen amongst the yellows and browns of decaying foliage and wilted blooms. Already there are little piles of leaves collecting … Continue reading

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End of Month View: Hints of Autumn

There are definitely hints of a change in the season at the end of August this year, most noticeably the sudden drop in overnight temperatures (and the need to have a jumper or cardigan at the ready in the daytime) … Continue reading

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End of Month View: Another One Bites the Dust

Another one bites the dust Another one bites the dust And another one gone, and another one gone Another one bites the dust That’s certainly how it feels at the moment, as July comes to a close and we are … Continue reading

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Too Soon to End the June Tune!

We say it so often, but it’s hard to believe another month is over and that the garden has moved on thirty days since I last shared views and a video of the garden as a whole. Posting pictures every … Continue reading

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End of Month View: the Darling Blooms of May

Welcome to an end of month view of the garden at the end of May. I took the video and photos of the garden fairly early this morning, to avoid potential extraneous garden noises on the video; sadly, when I … Continue reading

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End of Month View: April Has NOT Been the Cruellest Month…

…indeed no, for it has brought us glorious weather, warm and sunny almost from start to finish, with a paltry 5mm of rain early in the month not increasing till this week, when a damp and showery Tuesday took it … Continue reading

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