My Garden

My small suburban garden…

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Could Do Better…

While my North-facing front garden, which has mostly been left to Mother Nature, is currently an extravaganza of wild flowers of all shapes, sizes and fabulous colour, my South-facing back garden remains a major disappointment. While there are some nice bright Californian poppies and a couple of apparently self-seeded lobelias, most other plants are not …

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Make Your Mind Up…!

I thought that April was the month for showers, not May! One minute there’s blue sky and sunshine, the next the sky is black and either rain or hail (or both) fall out of the clouds. On a positive note, all this rain has done wonders for my Small Suburban Garden. The white jasmine looks …

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Bee Babies…

It seems that the Bank Holiday weekend sunshine has encouraged the last of my baby bees out from their nests, which is a huge relief. I never know for certain how they’ve fared over the winter until I can see the holes appearing in the muddy entrances to the tubes. I have to say, I …

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Snow, Snow, Thick Thick Snow….

Snow, now, Thick Thick Snow....

Well, the weather forecast DID say it’d snow last night, and they weren’t wrong. We’ve actually been lucky with a relatively mild windter so far, but this past week we’ve been in the grip of a Siberian weather front and it was only a matter of time before the white stuff fell.

Once it thaws I shall have the miserable task of digging up dead geraniums. Oh well….they had a good innings….

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Long May It Last…

I continue to be impressed by this amazing weather! Here we are, only three weeks since we were stuffing turkey down our throats, and my small suburban garden has jasmine flowers on display with ladybirds merrily sun-bathing on it’s leaves! I also have pink, red and white geraniums in bud (and in flower), the buddleia …

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