Day 196: stellar pelargoniums

Of all the pelargoniums, the stellars are among my favourite to grow…

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Day 164: the pelargoniums go out

The pelargoniums have been languishing for far too long indoors and, just as the overnight mercury climbed to a level acceptable to their delicate sensibilities, the ridiculous pummelling rain arrived...

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May in the garden

May brought us sunshine and rain, burgeoning borders, a late frost and, of course, the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. It’s the month of the gardening calendar when everything goes a bit bonkers – in a wonderful, exuberant way. Always quite nice to reach the end with your sanity intact, and your body parts functioning, though by the final week I was being reminded of the need of a good stretch, and that its about time I really ought to be getting some serious yoga practice in.

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