A Saturated Pause.

It started raining in October and it’s not really stopped. Monthly rainfall records have been broken, and so has my enthusiasm to a degree. Walking on any paved area in the garden is met with added peril of performing an unintentional skating routine and attempting to walk on any grassy area equally as hazardous as traversing a giant jelly with a bit of turf on it.

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End of month view of the Garden – March 2019

With thanks to Helen at the Patient Gardener for originally hosting this meme.

The Month of March started with a light dusting of snow. We had occasional frosts and were visited by storm Freya and Gareth.

Light snow flurry in evidence

As the month commenced the weather settled down, and plants started to grow.

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End of month view of the Garden: End of July 2017


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

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End of Month View of the Garden: End of December 2016


End of Month View of the Garden: End of December 2016

 

December started with a cold snap, with intermittent mild days replaced with hard frosts.

The coldest it managed to achieve throughout the month in the garden was  – 4.5°C

I’ve not seen any signs of Snowdrops peeping through yet, but I’ve seen plenty of Whitefly still lingering on my Brassicas, this has resulted in me bining the lot. The Brassicas that is, hopefully the Whitefly went with them.

Correa 'Marian's Marvel'
Correa ‘Marian’s Marvel’

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