Category Archives: garden structure

End of Month View: Golden Threads Amongst the Green

Although the garden is still overwhelmingly green (and thankfully without frost-blackened dahlias on my return from a few days at my Mum’s), there are flashes of gold in places, particularly in the second picture of the streamside grass and shrub … Continue reading

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Just a Spadeful of Topsoil Helps a Project Along…

It must be a number of weeks since I mentioned the numerous projects that had suggested themselves since the summer and which have been ongoing ever since, in between other commitments. The last week or so has brought them close … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Happy as Larry

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A Critical Eye Part 3, One of the Other Bits: Fig and Hosta

Other things have got in the way of a third part of this critical review of the garden – including new projects, which always seem to take precedence over ongoing maintenance – and, instead of there being just one final … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: A Breath of Fresh Air…is All That is Needed

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Six on Saturday: Projects

Joining in with Jon the Propagator; please visit his blog to see other sixes

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A Critical Eye, Part 2: Some Not-so-Positives

My critical eye has of late been observing the main herbaceous beds, the rose garden, the blue & white borders and the bold borders (see map under The Garden tab above) , although in truth I sometimes feel like averting … Continue reading

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