Category Archives: Garden Bloggers Blooms Day

Sizzling in June

Chloris of The Blooming Garden invites us to share our top ten blooms each month but June is one of the many months when selecting just ten is an impossible task, especially when we have already featured some of the … Continue reading

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May the Blooms be With You

Chloris of the Blooming Garden encourages us to share our top ten blooms each month, and this post highlights mine. Having chosen blooms that have made the most impact in May, my selection is a mix of the general and … Continue reading

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Sunny Side Up: April Blooms

I wonder if it was the hottest day of the year so far today? Here, it might have reached about 20°C, so not hot enough to fry an egg as suggested by the Tulipa bakerii ‘Lilac Wonder’ above, but feeling … Continue reading

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Floral February Foray

Every month, Chloris of The Blooming Garden invites us to share our top ten blooms; for some of us, even in February it is hard to select just ten, despite grouping our hellebores or snowdrops as one. I am not … Continue reading

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Nearlies and Almosts

The delightful and knowledgeable Chloris of The Blooming Garden invites us to share our top ten blooms at around this time every month, so do visit her blog to see all sorts of interesting and often unusual plants. Here, it … Continue reading

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December Blooms: Out for the Count

Since 2013 I have kept a record of what is blooming in the garden on Boxing Day or thereabouts. Although we shared last Christmas with my Mum, because of losing my younger sister earlier this year we were up to … Continue reading

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November Blooms: Stray Apologies

Chloris of  The Blooming Garden hosts a monthly meme encouraging us to share our top ten blooms each month, and she posted hers yesterday. I deliberately haven’t peeked at her November treasures yet, so I could roam my own garden … Continue reading

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October Blooms: Late Comers and Dance-All-Nighters

Around this time of the month Chloris of the Blooming Garden invites us to share our top ten or so blooms, so on this damp and grey October day I am sharing mine; thanks to Chloris for facilitating this. Firstly, … Continue reading

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Stalwart and Seasonal September Blooms

I am trying to squeeze in a post to join with Chloris and her ‘top blooms’ meme but not only will it be fairly brief but the blooms will be more of a ‘middle-of-the-road’ calibre than top-notch. But that’s how … Continue reading

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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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