End of month view of the Garden: End of July 2017.
The beginning of July was hot, sunny and all in all very pleasant with the occasional warm shower of rain.
All very idyllic and perfect growing conditions for all sorts of plants, both ornamentals, and edibles.
Dahlia creme de Cassis
A look at the New RHS Chatsworth Flower Show 2017
The Grounds of Chatsworth House
The first ever RHS Chatsworth Flower Show took place earlier this month, from 7-11th of June 2017.
End of Month View of the Garden:
End of May 2017
I ended last month’s view wishing it would rain… well It did, in bucket fulls, mostly in one or two hard showers.
End of Month View of the Garden: End of February 2017
The weather in February started off quite balanced, and reasonable, but ended with a blast by Storm Doris, who helped herself to several fence panels, and the felt off my shed roof, but did leave me with someone’s tent, 2 parts of a plastic Christmas Tree and an empty shoebox.
I was recently invited to attend The Hodsock Priory event to launch the 2017 snowdrop season.
I have never been able to attend before so I made sure this was going to be the year I visited.
This is the 26th consecutive year that the snowdrop event has been held.
The event runs daily 10am-4pm from Saturday 4 February to Sunday 5 March 2017. Continue reading
End of Month View of the Garden: End of January 2017
The theme of the month was how many different types of weather could be fit into one day.
Mixtures of Fog, Rain, High Winds, Sunshine, more Rain and a Flurry of Snow were included.
Rainfall was 57.9 mm which was surprisingly less than previous years, although it certainly felt like we have received more.