Monthly Archives: September 2014

My Top Ten Michaelmas Daisies, (or if you insist Symphiotrichum).

We are having such glorious September weather that it is a joy to be outside and the flowers just keep on coming. This is the month that Michaelmas daisies, sorry Symphyiotrichum really get going, and they are going to brighten … Continue reading

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A Summer Trip.

At the end of August we drove down to Italy. On the way down, we spent a few days at la Clusaz in the  French Alps. Our favourite walk in the Aravis mountains is up the La Tete du Danay … Continue reading

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More September Blooms.

My Garden Bloggers’  Bloom Day post was rather hurried this month and I missed out some beautiful flowers which deserved to be included.  For example I forgot to include most of my lovely salvias.  One of my favourites is the bright pink Salvia … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day. September.

I almost forgot. This is the time of the month when garden bloggers prowl around their gardens and find what they have in bloom. We will start with something a little unusual. This is Colquhounia coccinea var. vestita. It needs … Continue reading

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The Mulberry Tree. September. 2014.

Since March I have been joining in with Lucy ‘s tree following meme over at looseandleafy. The idea is to watch a tree and see what happens to it over the months. Last month I wrote about picking the luscious fruit. … Continue reading

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A Jetty Garden.

 On a beautiful warm evening in August we had a magical evening with my son, Bertie and his delightful partner Betty who is a very talented artist. She drew the picture of me pushing Pip in the wheelbarrow which I … Continue reading

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