Category Archives: Garden Bloggers Blooms Day

Reliable October Bloomers

Checking back on October Blooms Day last year, it is clear that the most reliable October bloomers are dahlias, salvias, persicaria, cosmos and sedum with a few near perfect roses in the mix too. Above, from left to right and … Continue reading

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Top Ten Blooms in September

I have been participating in Garden Bloggers Blooms Day for about 5 years but of late have just done a blooms round-up for my own records rather than join in with the GBBD meme itself. Chloris of The Blooming Garden, … Continue reading

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August Blooms: Some In, Some Out

The last few days have seen me comprehensively overhauling two of the bold borders, removing crocosmia and hemerocallis, thinning out inula and moving taller plants to the back. Some of the hemerocallis and crocosmia will be potted up to sit … Continue reading

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Bounteous Blooms in July

I featured the cutting beds a little while ago and indeed they just keep getting better and better – but they are not the only blooms in the garden, although undoubtedly they host the highest concentration of floriferousness. Admittedly there … Continue reading

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Choice June Blooms

I took a little time out of my to-do lists (three cakes made, pricing signs printed and laminated, garden photo board completed, tomatoes potted on, wayward stems tied in, etc, etc) to choose some pleasing June blooms to feature for … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Blooms Day: Permission to Cast a Clout

I have been casting clouts around the garden for a number of weeks but, whether or not there is any credence in the old saying, the more common white hawthorn has been in bloom for some time too. Our pink … Continue reading

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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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