My Garden

My small suburban garden…

Monthly Archives: April, 2011

Geranium Joy…

Hallelujah! All hail tesco…..the bedding plants have arrived. Not only did they have many, many trays of lobelias and petunias, I also managed to bag myself 4 nice geraniums as well. Marigolds and impatiens aren’t my cup of tea, so I left those for other shoppers. I was as happy as a pig in muck …

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Blue Skies And Butterflies…

During this unseasonally hot weather (Bank Holiday weekend and not a cloud in the sky), I’m spending more time than usual sunbathing (at Easter!) However, while other people’s gardens are festooned with glorious wisterias, apple blossom and lilacs, my small suburban garden looks decidedly green. The forsythia has long since lost it’s yellow blooms and …

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Pretty Polys…

After a dreary March, although allegedly one of the driest on record, the polyanthus are now coming on a treat, especially now I’ve been outside and watered them! The sun is now out and it definitely feels very summery in the garden. Still waiting for Tescos to hurry up and get hold of their bedding …

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