End of Month View of the Garden. End of July 2018


End of Month View of the Garden. End of July 2018

With thanks to Helen, The Patient Gardener, for hosting this Meme.

The heat wave continues, we finally had some rain on the 28th of July, a heavy downpour combined with gusty winds.  This brief respite filled a few water-butt’s, greened up the lawn and smashed lots of plants down, although nothing too fatally.

That’s what rain looks like.

Now the temperatures are back into the high 20’s, no rain forecast for the foreseeable future, and we are back to hot and sticky days where I’m not inclined to do too much outside as I’m not good in this heat.

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End of Month View of the Garden. End of March 2018


End of Month View of the Garden. End of March 2018

With thanks to Helen, The patient Gardener for hosting this Meme.

Its been raining, not a little bit, lots. And when it’s not been raining, it snowed. Rainfall has almost got to 95mm so far this month.  So many plans in the garden have been put on hold because of the rainy weather. Once again the lawn is a bog, and temperatures have been very cold. Midway through the month we were visited by the Beast from the East, a weather front that bought Siberian style weather for a long weekend.

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