Tag Archives: dahlia

Not so quiet

And unseasonably warm. I was going to post in October about the becalmed weather we were having interspersed with cruel north easterlies – it didn’t happen. Today we’re getting a pummelling from the first ‘proper’ South Westerly winds and splattery … Continue reading

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That’s it! Show’s over

Along came the frost and wiped the tenders out. To be fair the dahlias have not been looking their best in the past few weeks anyway. There was a hard frost on Tuesday followed by less severe frosts over the … Continue reading

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Kari’s garden in late August

It was my birthday so I thought I’d look at what’s hot now,  some plants are a bit tired others are just ramping up (if I continue to feed them!). Meet dahlia Le Vonne Splinter. This great big semi cactus … Continue reading

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Futile search for glow worms

Well there’s no reason why there wouldn’t be any glow worms in the garden, or any reason why there would be.  They prefer chalk, we are near chalk,  and last year there were sightings along the canal a mile or … Continue reading

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Threadbare

The trees that decided to put on a magnificent golden show are dropping their leaves with abandon. The nasty foggy weather of the last few days meant the drop went straight to the ground around, now a wind is mixing … Continue reading

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