Category Archives: garden structure

End of Month View: Let There Be Light

There is certainly more light in the garden at the end of September and following the removal of our two trees I was pleased to find that one of our neighbours has decided to cull two of his, for the … Continue reading

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Colour Me Beautiful…Addendum

I must apologise for the first Colour Me Beautiful post that was published a few days ago – it was written later in the day than I intended it to be and, logging the progress of tasks for my own … Continue reading

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Colour Me Beautiful…Next Year?

Whilst blogging friends like Chloris and Ali are celebrating colour in their gardens, rejuvenating my own borders has largely put a stop to any colour except for green – but at least all eight borders are completed, with new plants … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Kaleidoscope

It’s good to be back home again after nearly a week away in Ireland with the campervan, and although a neighbour had been watering the greenhouse and pots in our absence it seemed as if the garden was just as … Continue reading

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Thank you Mr Austin

On Wednesday morning I ordered 7 roses from David Austin. Not only was I given a discount when I asked if one might be possible, but the teeny postage charge of £3.95 still applied, even though six of the roses … Continue reading

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At Last Hurrah!

After a couple of months of heat, blue skies and no rain we have finally had a day of welcome coolness, grey skies and RAIN! Yesterday felt damp and there was a little rain, but it was warm and there … Continue reading

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Making a Mockery

I have always said that the Golfer and I make a good team so when one is thinking about how to introduce new roses to the garden a mock-up or ‘mockery’ is just the thing (the Golfer doesn’t like me … Continue reading

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