Category Archives: Plants

Winter tidy up

I’ve not been able to spend much time in the garden recently and it was starting to show. Fortunately, a weekend at home and some good weather today meant I could get out and cross a few jobs off the … Continue reading

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Summer flowers

For the first time our native honeysuckle (Lonicera periclymenum) has flowered: The Betony (Stachys officinalis) I planted late last year has also flowered: At the back of the pond the yellow loosestrife (Lysimachia vulgaris) is also now in flower:

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More beautiful summer blooms

For Christmas V bought me some native roses and I’ve been really pleased to see that the plants have done so well in just their first year. Almost all of the plants have flowered and the scent has been great. … Continue reading

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Water-crowfoot in flower

The water-crowfoot (Ranunculus aquatilis) has done really well in the pond this year. The plants have expanded considerably across the surface and produced a wonderful carpet of flowers.

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Bristol in bloom

OK, so the title might be a bit grand but the warm weather we’ve had recently has really helped the flowers in the garden. Almost everywhere you look there are flowers or buds about to burst. One flower I really … Continue reading

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