My Garden

My small suburban garden…

Monthly Archives: May, 2013

Beautiful Blue Tits…

(Click photo to enlarge) These past two days have been unexpectedly warm and sunny (and it’s a Bank Holiday weekend – astonishing!) The red jasmine has buds but no flowers as yet, however the petunias which I planted out in the wall planters are doing very well – as are the geraniums. The new begonias …

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Neighbour Woes Again…

The idiot next door decided to put some paving slabs down alongside my fence (on his side), however, he seemed to think it was a right laugh to shove his mess under my fence and across into MY border before putting his own fencing panel back in place. Any normal person would’ve taken their paving …

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Rain, Rain, Go Away…

  …And don’t bother coming back!! I’m lucky enough to have a partner who’s father has tremendously green fingers and a generous nature, and last weekend I was bestowed the gift of 4 trays of glorious bedding plants. A wonderful array of geraniums, lobelias, petunias and begonias have now been planted into my teracotta pots …

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Hail Season…

It’s a fairly typical British May Bank Holiday Weekend so far weather-wise… Yesterday I was languising in the scorching heat long enough to actually get a touch of sunburn as I enjoyed the company of starlings and sparrows watching three full loads of washing dry in the beautiful sunshine. However, today the wind is bending …

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