Category Archives: Garden Bloggers Blooms Day

Top May Blooms: a Recurring Theme

The wisteria may be a little half-hearted this year having suffered, I think, from the cold northerly winds we had in March, but elsewhere in the garden things are definitely hotting up – and with a recurring theme. Chloris of … Continue reading

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Best Blooms in April

Chloris of The Blooming Garden invites us to share our top ten blooms each month although I have to say that I don’t usually count because that might mean excluding something equally praiseworthy. There are certainly no end of delights … Continue reading

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Blooms Bringing Pleasure in March

I have been busy with all sorts of things recently, not just The Project or even the garden, and missed my usual Wordless Wednesday post without even being aware it was Wednesday. Like me, the garden has also been busy, … Continue reading

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Never a Dull Moment: Top Blooms for February

The February garden is dominated by the usual seasonal stalwarts, the snowdrops, the witch hazels and, now gradually coming on board, the hellebores. There are too many of each to list the top ten but above are a selection of … Continue reading

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January Witch Hunt

Choosing my top January blooms this year is even easier than previously because, despite their early start, my special snowdrops have slowed down and are at not yet at their peak. A few, like Mrs Macnamara and James Backhouse, have … Continue reading

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A Few Boxing Day Blooms

For the last 4 years I have been counting the numbers of blooms in the garden on Boxing day, with the following results: 2013 18 2014 28 2015  37 2016 14 This year there are 28 (not including roses which … Continue reading

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Hangers On and Early Risers: November Blooms

With light frosts the last three Mondays and a slightly heavier one last night, blooms are going to be increasingly hard to find: the dahlias were seen off on Monday night and the last remaining annuals are barely hanging on, … Continue reading

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