Tag Archives: hemerocallis

Garden Bloggers Blooms Day: All Right for Some

There may be a bit of a floral lull in the garden in July, but nectar loving creatures are still finding what they need, as the above butterfly on Inula hookeri (last week’s Wordless Wednesday’s Citrus Swirl) shows. The majority … Continue reading

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Mice in the Garden

I omitted to mention Hosta ‘Blue Mouse Ears’ as one of my purchases yesterday, as it was hiding behind other plants in the box they came hone in. This is a plant that took my fancy last time I went … Continue reading

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Back Buying in Barnsdale

Not strictly true, as when I met up with my sisters there in June I avoided going into the plant centre, so didn’t actually buy anything. Today’s visit, however, was on the basis that I could get in free as … Continue reading

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Carpe Diem

The heat has of necessity kept my gardening activities to a minimum recently, with watering of tomatoes and pots done last thing at night and keeping up with the picking of soft fruit as early in the day as possible. … Continue reading

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