Category Archives: herbaceous perennials

Musings and Amusings

The roses were so wonderful in June and mostly (other than Rambling Rector) still are, apart from looking rather washed out in the endless heat, and as I talked to visitors at our Sunday opening I found myself deciding that … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head

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End of Month View: August Beckons

The last few months have been stuffed with so many dates, particularly with the garden openings and a baby due, that I hadn’t really looked beyond the end of July – and all of a  sudden we are in August … 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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Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Day: Branches and Leaves

Despite the intensity of the wind accompanying Storm Doris as she visited the UK yesterday, damage in our own garden was limited to small branches and twigs, a redistribution of loose oddments and a good deal of flapping of the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Shepherd’s Warning

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End of Month View: If Only…

… every border was as floriferous at the end of September, or any other month for that matter, as these two cutting beds! Sadly, this is not the case and of course never will be so perhaps I can be … Continue reading

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