Category Archives: End of Month View

End of Month View: No Corsets

The garden Unlaces its stays And exhales, Sitting back and Relishing the freedom. Time poverty, Benign neglect And Autumn Conspire To bring dissipation: Plants loll And jostle, Leaning against Their tipsy friends; Like squatters, Weeds take advantage Of the laxness, … Continue reading

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End of Month View: Hidden Disarray!

From last Saturday’s post, which featured a number of unidentified projects, you may have correctly assumed that we have a number of changes ‘on the go’; other than a single largely completed one, August’s End of Month View carefully ensures … Continue reading

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End of Month View: Who Stole July?

Having been casting a critical eye over the garden in the last few weeks I was wondering yesterday if I could incorporate my thoughts into an End of Month View post – and then I realised that the end of … Continue reading

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End of Month View: Different Bells, Different Whistles

After our third and final garden opening day of the year we can begin to assess the relative benefits of opening for three days instead of the two days of the previous two years. My first thought is that the … Continue reading

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End of Month View: Ready(ish) and Waiting

Was it only a week ago that there were collywobbles loitering with intent to unsettle? Well, they didn’t hang around for long, and the absence of our usual activities due to a Bank Holiday weekend meant additional time to crack … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Bye Bye April

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End of Month View: Spring Has Sprung

You will need to put on your trainers this month for a quick sprint around the garden as the calendar turns over from March to April, coinciding this year with the shift to British Summer Time and lighter evenings. As … Continue reading

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End of Month View: What a Difference a Grey Makes

It was only a reference to EOMV by Jen of Duver Diary that reminded me that February has been and gone and I hadn’t posted an End of Month View! Not that it matters to anybody else but me, but … Continue reading

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End of Month View: a Frosty Reception

It was almost minus 5°C here first thing this morning, and my! how the garden shivered! Both greenhouses were frozen shut despite being heated inside to +5°C and the roofpanes of The Coop were covered in pretty feathery patterns. Foliage … Continue reading

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End of Month View: Goodbye to 2018

Sometimes at the end of the year I have focussed on just one area of the garden and have a month by month comparison instead of showing views of all th garden in December, but to be honest I didn’t … Continue reading

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