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Six on Saturday - 15-7-2017

One. So much in flower, picking six becomes difficult. OK, a bit of lumping together: Dahlias, I grow a few, but then again…

Such flamboyance, such joie de vivre. 498 more words

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Six on Saturday - 8-7-2017

I had the bright idea of doing six plants that were self-sowing volunteers in the garden but quickly realised that I have four or five times that number, some more welcome than others. 389 more words

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End of month view - June 2017

Two things struck me when I compared this picture with the same view a year ago. The first was that the flowers are a couple of weeks ahead of last year. 254 more words

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Six on Saturday- 1/7/17

We drove up to Marwood Hill Garden in North Devon today, then on to RHS Rosemoor. So many plants, so little space! Marwood have a National Collection of Astilbes and there are pots of most of them in their plant centre. 330 more words

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Nature ruling my garden.

I am struggling at the moment with nature taking over my garden. I am not a perfectionist when it comes to plants, but sometimes there is a limit as to how much control wild plants can be allowed to spread. 171 more words


Six on Saturday - 24/6/2017

One. Euphorbia lathyrus. This is an annual that seems to pop up in our garden somewhere most years. It has numerous common names, caper spurge being one of the best known but it is also known as mole plant because it supposedly deters moles. 468 more words

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Six on Saturday: 17/6/2017

One. We’re not very good at keeping these going after the first season, so this second year performance is a bonus. Hippeastrum, no idea on variety. 271 more words

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