Category Archives: End of Month View

End of Month View: Let There Be Light

There is certainly more light in the garden at the end of September and following the removal of our two trees I was pleased to find that one of our neighbours has decided to cull two of his, for the … Continue reading

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End of Month View: August Beckons

It is strange to think that tomorrow is another month altogether as the last few have flown past in a whirl of garden activity. Until very recently, August was an ’empty’ month on our calendar, with little planning ahead beyond … Continue reading

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End of Month View: Green With a Touch of Colour

In this period between spring and summer one could easily be swallowed up by the green leafiness of the garden; green is such a soothing colour and the abundance of greenery must surely provide an environment not only for healing … Continue reading

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End of Month View: April, Not really the Cruellest Month

TS Eliot described April as ‘….. the cruellest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory and desire, stirring Dull roots with spring rain.’ Many roots have certainly been stirred here with a fairly average month of rainfall … Continue reading

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End of Month View: Happy Times!

There are many things in the garden that are bringing happiness at the end of March, a greenhouse full of seedlings being one of them. I don’t think my list of sowings (under the Sowings Record tab above) is quite … Continue reading

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End of Month View: Nobbut a Sprinkling…

Centrally placed in England as we are, weather systems heading towards us from different directions often peter out before they get here. It may be bitterly cold (minus 6°C at the moment, supposedly feeling like minus 14°) and we may … Continue reading

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End of Month View: a Hint of Spring

Helen, the Patient Gardener, has picked up the reins of the End of Month View again after a short break during which Steve of Glebe House Garden took charge; thanks to both of them for providing a platform for us … Continue reading

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