Dahlias in my garden

It is that wonderful time of year when the dahlias are really getting into their stride. And, if we keep up with the deadheading, we can have their company until late into the autumn – unless of course they get battered down by storms, like some have this week. I have to be honest when …

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Six on Saturday 8/8/20: Better red than dead


This is my first contribution to the Six on Saturday gardening conversation that started on the Propagator’s blog. As I reflected on what I could contribute, I looked around the garden and realised it was the red plants that were jumping out at me, calling for my attention. Red plants are not hugely abundant in …

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