Monthly Archives: June 2015

The No-Dig Veg Beds in June.

It is ages since I showed you the raised veg beds which the Pianist made last year.  As I said at the time, I filled them using the lasagne method of layering organic material. This year I found the soil had settled and … Continue reading

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Scent in the June Garden.

I am a bit late this month with my contribution to the Scent in the Garden Meme. I have been away with my lovely friends: the ‘Women who Weed’ to the ‘Gardens in the Wild Festival’ in Herefordshire. Here we … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday. Sun Stars.

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day. June

Here we are in June, the most heavenly month in the gardener’s calendar, full of scents and velvety richness. Our gardens are packed full of delicious blooms. For this Bloom Day I will take you into the front garden, as I … Continue reading

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Fancy Dress Parade.

Here are my Irises in their best frilly dresses. It is rude of me to forget all their names but they are beautiful whatever they are called. If you go into the garden as the light is going the white ones look … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday. Shiny Blue Stars.

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Wordless Wednesday. Chilean Lantern Tree

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Hebe or not Hebe?

Recent name  changes are confusing to gardeners. The lovely genus of Veronica changed to Hebe in  1929 and  so we have had plenty of time to get used to the name. I rather like it. Hebe was the Goddess of … Continue reading

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