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 June 2018


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

WITH THANKS TO HELEN, THE PATIENT GARDENER FOR HOSTING THIS MEME.

 

Summer has arrived, very hot days, drying winds and monthly rainfall total of 1.4mm, which is my driest June on record.  I only have a tiny drop  of rainwater left in one of my water-butt, and that is totally reserved for my Sarracenias. Everything else gets the hose.

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End of month view of the Garden: End of August 2017. #EMVoG


End of month view of the Garden: End of August 2017.

With thanks to Steve at The Glebe House Garden Blog for hosting this Meme. #EMVoG

And thanks again to Helen, The Patient Gardener for previously hosting, good luck in your new endeavors.

August began cool and cloudy, occasional hot sunny days, and not much rain, the month ended with a scorching Bank Holiday.  I had to get the hose out occasionally in order to chivy up my Sweetcorn ripening.

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