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Not Much to Write Home About…

After the disappointment of a┬álack of flowers and wildlife in my Small Suburban Garden this summer I admit that I’ve rather neglected it in recent weeks, however, I did venture outside for a look round this afternoon. Clearly it’s still quite mild for the time of year because I have a few alyssum and lobelia …

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Red and Yellow and Pink and Green…

I really love this time of year, when the garden is beginning to fill with colourful blooms. I have a couple of ornamental poppies in the border which are always a pleasure to see. The tescos lobelias are doing remarkably well and really do look nice in the tubs. Two of last years red geraniums …

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Sunshine and Showers…

These past few days have been very dull and overcast, with the occasional thunder-storm thrown in for good measure! The temperature remains very humid and despite the rain all of my pots and planters need to be watered twice daily to prevent my fabulous wild flowers and geraniums/lobelias from wilting. The buddleia is finally in …

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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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