Category Archives: Garden Bloggers Blooms Day

Garden Bloggers Blooms Day: an April Feast

April continues to bring floral surprises on an almost daily basis, so this month’s GBBD is inevitably a veritable feast. I often search my GBBD posts to remind myself when something was blooming as the meme is useful record keeping … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day: March Flypast

We are all but half way through March already, and as the days fly past they drag the garden (willingly, I trust) towards a full-blown spring. Every day there are new blooms to discover, or new shoots of green appearing, … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Blooms Day: Let’s Hear it for the Bulbs!

Carol of May Dreams Gardens hosts GBBD on the 15th of every month so I am a day ‘late’ in showcasing what is blooming in my garden around the middle of the month. Although there is still colour and fragrance … Continue reading

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January Blooms and Thoughts of Compost

The value of winter blooms cannot be overestimated, although this year there are no waifs and strays to join them from milder days as there often is. The witch hazels continue to form the mainstay of colour in January, with … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Bloooms Day: Promises and Apologies

Yesterday passed me by without any awareness that it was the 15th of the month, the day traditionally chosen as GBBD, the meme hosted by Carol of May Dreams Gardens.When I went out with my camera today I was fully … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Blooms Day: Sort Of

Next month’s GBBD may only be able to offer a mass of ivy booms like those above, but I love their sci-fi sputnik shape and unfussiness so if that’s all there is then I shall still enjoy seeing them. Carol … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Blooms Day: Bloomin’ Dahlias and the Rest

‘Bedding dahlias’ grown from seed have supplemented those grown from tubers and together they dominate the October garden; these supposedly annual dahlias were an absolute cinch to grow and now having formed tubers can and will be lifted and retained … Continue reading

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