Tag Archives: autumn plants

Aiming for an all year round garden – our garden in November

The penultimate posting in my monthly look at how well our Avocet garden is looking is already here. We are aiming for an all year round garden so we hope this series will help us check up on how we … Continue reading

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A Garden Bouquet for November

I began writing this post in mid-november when we should have been surrounded by the blaze of autumn colour, the hedges and trees should be on fire with the reds and oranges and the autumn migrant thrushes should be gorging … Continue reading

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Schizostylus – three pink flowers

Schizostylus must be one of the most neglected and under-planted bulbous plants there are available to gardeners. And now the poor thing has had its name changed by the botanist boffins! We should now be calling them Hesperantha. Their common … Continue reading

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Two New Features at our Allotments

Throughout May and into early June we have been involved in creating two new features of our Green Spaces on our allotment site, Bowbrook Allotment Society (www.bowbrookallotments.co.uk). Around the site we have four special gardens called “The Gardens of the Four … Continue reading

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