The Garden in August 2018

Gladioli¬† The garden seems to be more autumnal than last August. My flowers put on an early show with the long heatwave in May and June, and they have now run out of Steam! Sadly, the Gladioli which looked magnificent at the beginning of the month have now deceased. Agapanthus Agapanthus always make me smile. I have the white variety […]

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The Garden in June 2018

Thankfully, my garden has survived a four week long HEATWAVE, followed by Storm Hector which brought much needed rain but rather destructive winds. I had a few floral casualties but they are all making an excellent recovery. The sunshine is back and I am outside as often as possible. June heralded a glorious display of Roses, and I have been […]

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The Garden in March 2018

The garden in February and the same spot in March I breathed a HUGE sigh of relief when the “Beast from the East” passed through Donegal, with a lot less force than predicted. My garden breathed a sigh of relief too! These blue Muscari are just peeping through , a perfect partnership for the dwarf Narcissus. I have been admiring […]

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The Garden in September

I have been experimenting with the camera on my mobile phone, and I am delighted with the results; I can now post better quality close ups of my flowers. The following are a few of my best blooms during September… James Galway Rose Nasturtium and Cosmos are still flowering. The Nasturtiums are creating LOTS of new seeds, and I look […]

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