Monthly Archives: August 2019

Top Ten August Blooms.

The August garden sags a bit. My plants look as if they have spent too long at a cocktail party and they are having trouble staying upright. They loll about, leaning on each other and they have all taken their … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday. Hello Possums!

This week I am channelling Dame Edna with a vase of gladdies. I haveĀ  only grown the dainty dwarf ones before because the big ones are too stiff and gawky for the flowerbed and let’s be honest they are really … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday. Pretty in Pots.

I don’t seem to have had much blogging time lately so Six on Saturday seems like a good way to have a quick hello. Like all gardeners, by the middle of August I seem to have an unreasonable number of … Continue reading

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New Dahlias.

I grew seed from just four dahlias this year and I have about 100 plants. I was going to give lots away but first I had to wait and see what the flowers looked like. In the end I planted … Continue reading

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