Category Archives: greenhouse

Six on Saturday: Finding a Moment

It has been all hands on the deck in the garden (well, my two, and some of the time the Golfer’s too) recently, a combination of available time, decent gardening weather and an unwritten list that is as long as … Continue reading

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Itsy Bitsy Six on Saturday

I am starting with the above photograph for the benefit of our Six on Saturday host, Jon the Propagator, who has been disappointed that the lower branches of his wisteria have not been flowering. Our wisteria is trained over the … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Blossom and Bees

We are enjoying an unusually hot Easter weekend in the UK, but we are not the only ones to enjoy it – apple blossom of all sorts is revelling in the sunshine too, with crab apple ‘Royalty’ above, crab apple … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday : Shade

I have had two or three relatively (and it’s all relative) ’empty’ days this week which promised hours of time to get lots of gardening tasks completed; sadly it didn’t quite work out like that but at least today saw … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Chinese Lanterns or Tropical Fish?

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Wordless Wednesday: Sweet Grapes

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In a Vase on Monday: Not Early But Still Cheery

The advantage of growing bulbs in the Coop, the lean-to greenhouse attached to the house and kept frost free over winter is that flowers last for weeks, much longer than they would do if they were kept in a warm … Continue reading

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