Looking around the garden this month it is all looking a little ragged after a degree of neglect last year as well as chicken damage. I will deal with the former Mr Fox dealt with the later. There is a lot of cutting back needed. My garden lacks winter interest. The pampas grass in the… Read More
The last month has been a busy one as can be seen by the reduced number of posts. Added to this my lawn mower has died a death so the lawn is getting out of hand. The clematis passion flower on the first arch is coming into flower but the flowers are opening one or two… Read More
Its July already and half the year is gone. The garden is looking good but there are a lot of projects in the garden that I haven’t yet had time to complete. The front garden being the main one. Other than planting the hedge the front garden is still completely bare. Well it would be if… Read More
June has brought the rhododendron into flower. Its hard to see the bush for the flowers. These are, as always, attracting numerous bees. There seem to be several different types of bees. I will try to photograph some of them.
We have now been in the house for two years. The garden is slowly coming to life with the addition of plants provided by friends, some addition of my own and good old fashioned hard work. The progress from the blank canvas I started with in the first year can be see in these… Read More
The Garden is still looking worse for ware after the winter and my lack of attention, There has been little colour so far this spring, something I must rectify ready for next year. One of the few flowers in the garden is the Piris in the Central border. There are clumps of forget me nots… Read More
The garden is slowly coming to life with the addition of plants provided by friends, some addition of my own and good old fashioned hard work. March has been a busy month with the arrival of the chickens, moving the poly tunnel and the addition of a large number of shrubs provided by friends. The… Read More
The garden is looking very bland at the moment. I need to think about planting that will add colour and textures at this time of year. I know there are plants there, just not ones we can see at the moment. The Pond The pond contains just two plant blue irises and a water buttercup.… Read More