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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End of Month View of the Garden: End of April 2017


End of Month View of the Garden: End of April 2017

Rainfall for April has been very dry, and I mean very dry. I only have dribbles of rainwater left in my water butts which I am rationing for my Blueberry bushes, being ericaceous plants, our very hard water will be their undoing.

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End of Month View of the Garden: End of February 2017


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.

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