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The Garden – planting combinations

If you are a gardener or a lover of plants I’m sure you have leafed through books or wandered around other gardens and thought how wonderful the planting combinations are that they have created. Over the years I have been … Continue reading

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Bloom 2015 – garden update

The summer is in full swing. I’d like to say it was wall to wall sunshine here in Leeds but alas that is not what we get, well not very often. We have had a few good weeks and one … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – week twelve

Something different this week. A week of Hosta’s. I adore Hosta’s. I apologise in advance for not knowing the variety’s I have pictured here. Well I think I know two. I have tried to look them up but goodness there … Continue reading

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The click, tick list – plant a living fence

I’m making some progress on crossing things off this year. Hooray. Next up was to plant a ‘living’ fence. We ordered Salix viminalis rods from here. Ours were 2.5m tall and we got 100. That was a rough estimate based … Continue reading

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Little roses

My Mum bought me a bunch of pink roses for my birthday. I have been in love with short packed vases of flowers for a while now but never really tried one with roses like this before. There wasn’t much … Continue reading

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The Garden in February

It was funny. The minute I typed up that post about the new Mac it dawned on me I had taken more photos last week than I had for ages and the reason for that? More daylight hours. Ha! About … Continue reading

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The Garden in October

Things are slowing down out there but Gav has planted his winter pots and been making some repairs. The plants growing up the arbor had really started to take over and the top of this structure had been slowly falling … Continue reading

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The garden in late September

I was like a bee to the honey pot when the sun came out last week. I happily snapped away making the most of the pretty light. An apple now eaten and enjoyed. Love the combination of these two deep … Continue reading

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Autumn is coming

I am almost certain I feel this way every September. Not. Ready. We’ve been lucky this year with our summer weather, not quite as good as last year but so much better than many I can remember. So it’s a … Continue reading

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A summer list with H – part two

My lovely niece came round last weekend and we crossed some more things off the summer list. Here’s a reminder of where we’d got to – stargaze, go bowling, ride in a boat, make s’more, visit a beach, pick berries, … Continue reading

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