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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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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Summer Solstice: My 10 favourite garden plants of the Year so far.

In the northern hemisphere, the Summer Solstice takes place between June 20 and 22.

This year (2016), it’s on Monday, June 20. and the sun will rise at 4.45am and sunset will happen at 10.34pm.

I just thought in order to celebrate the halfway point through the year I’d show you the 10 plants that have performed nobility well in my garden up to this point.

Its not been easy picking just 10, but I hope you enjoy seeing my selection.

So lets begin….

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