My Donegal Garden – Autumn Hues

My Donegal garden is slowing down towards it’s winter sleep, and the bright rainbow of colours in the borders has been replaced with more subtle shades. Rosa glauca Rosa glauca has an abundance of rosehips. However, she is in dire need of a good hard prune as does her neighbour Clematis jackmannii.¬† Both will thank me for it. Kaffir Lilies […]

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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

May was a gloriously warm and sunny month here in Donegal. Unfortunately, June did not live up to expectations, and we endured rain, rain, and yet more rain… However, the garden is thriving and there are lots of new blooms to share. Pink Lavatera matches my garden chairs I planted this Lavatera back in 2011, and she has provided delicious, […]

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