Category Archives: Garden Bloggers Blooms Day

Boxing Day, Out For the Count

Every year, on Boxing Day or thereabouts, I count how many different blooms there are around the garden; I don’t pick them and create delightful tussie mussies like blogging friend Chloris, just seek them out and count them. This year … Continue reading

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…And Pinks

Quickly rambling round the garden today with my camera, taking photos of what is blooming during November, I realised that the majority of these late blooms are pink – no reds and yellows and oranges here, other than foliage, apart … Continue reading

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What’s Blooming in October?

Well, the dahlias of course, and showing no signs of stopping either. The blooms may be smaller than they were earlier in the season, and there may have been a few casualties when stems have become top-heavy, but they have … Continue reading

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Blooming September

I have forgotten in so many months of late to do any kind of overview of what is blooming in the garden, always an interesting exercise to enable comparisons from year to year. Only just over halfway through September, I … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn, Garden Bloggers Blooms Day, Gardening, Gardens | 17 Comments

Sumer is Icumen in…Slowly

A warm, sunny and dry April accompanied by chilly nights has been followed by a cool and damp May, with weather records broken in both months. The borders are gradually filling up with attractively mounded clumps of fresh foliage, some … Continue reading

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April’s Best Blooms

As April gallops towards an end, I couldn’t let it escape without celebrating the glorious array of blooms that it brought, starting with Magnolia ‘Susan’ above, whose dark purple buds are just beginning to unfurl. Last year it bloomed prolifically … Continue reading

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March Blooms: Reelin’ and a Rockin for Six on Saturday

Once I began dipping my toes into the pleasant waters of the garden blogging community, some months after the blog was born, I quickly discovered and participated in various memes like Garden Bloggers’ Blooms Day, Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Day, End … Continue reading

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Boxing Day Blooms and an Apology

For the eighth time, I have made a count of what is blooming in the garden on Boxing Day or thereabouts, always an interesting exercise and one that highlights the differences in winter from year to year. Not surprisingly, with … Continue reading

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More Than Six on Saturday: November Blooms

In case you think I am cheating, this is NOT a Six on Saturday post, to link with Jon the Propagator’s weekly meme, but an inventory of what is blooming in the garden at the moment! I was rapidly running … Continue reading

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Still Blooming After All This Time

Without a fixed date of posting top blooms each month, it becomes a random combination of when I think about it and when I have the time, in or around the third or fourth week, but it continues to form … Continue reading

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