Monthly Archives: May 2020

Six on Saturday. Magical May.

Are the roses the best ever this year? And they are so early. They are so intoxicating it is difficult to take my attention away from them and focus on other flowers but glorious as they are, they deserve a … Continue reading

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Top Ten May Blooms.

I nearly missed the date for my top ten monthly blooms this time as I have become so detached from the calendar. I just rushed out to take some photos but it is blowing a hooley and my lovely irises … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday. Plants for Free.

May seems to be the month when the garden is full of carpets of colour made up of self -seeded plants. The gardener can sit back and enjoy the show without having to do anything at all to create it. … Continue reading

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International Dawn Chorus Day.

The first Sunday in May is Dawn Chorus Day. This celebration¬† was started in the 1980s by the naturalist, Chris Baines.¬† I still have his influential book, How to Make a Wildlife Garden.¬† The first dawn chorus party was a … Continue reading

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