Category Archives: The home garden

Wordless Wednesday: Purple Reign – A Crown of Wisteria

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Making a wildlife pond: First water …

Just like ‘First Light’ on new telescopes, except that this is for our new wildlife pond. So, drum roll please, as the first drops of water start to fill the pond: Last autumn we got rid of the 6m hexagonal … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday – Into the gloaming

After working in the sunshine for most of this morning, it was a strange feeling to get back this afternoon to the odd half light that storm Ophelia is causing by whipping up Saharan dust into the skies. It’s been … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – FEED ME!

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The fantastic flowering stars of August

There’s a lot of flitting hither and thither in August with so many things to get done while it’s warm and dry (mostly): Summer holidays with the kids; making the most of the sunshine in and out of the garden; … Continue reading

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Curiosity killed the cat, satisfaction … was not so tasty

I can’t remember how I came to have passion flower seeds (Passiflora caerulea) to sow, but inevitably I sowed them and a great many germinated. So then I had to decide what to do with them. I thought that a … Continue reading

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High Fives

It’s a great idea to take stock of what is looking good and giving you enjoyment in the garden every so often. Chloris at The Blooming Garden often does a snapshot round up in her garden and she always has many … Continue reading

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