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Hot

Hot

This week, the UK is enjoying a mini heatwave. The sudden high temperatures and humidity are a little challenging to work and sleep in, but mostly welcome after the drab and cool start to our summer so far.

Indoor Outdoor

Indoor Outdoor

I’m quite intrigued at the comparison between my Salvia ‘Kate Glen‘ plants; two of which have overwintered in the garden, while the other I potted up and kept in our unheated greenhouse.

August Dawn

August Dawn

In August, the sun rises behind the horse chestnut and beech trees where our garden boundary narrows.

Merlin

Merlin

In the third year since our purchase at the Malvern Spring Show, Dierama ‘Merlin’ has really found its stride this year.

Splash

Splash

There’s no denying that our terrace could do with weeding: however, the occasional interloper like this one makes me smile.

Dyffryn in June

Dyffryn in June

Earlier last month, I enjoyed a tranquil walk around Dyffryn Gardens, covering most of the arboretum and more structured gardens.

Surge

Surge

After several busy weeks, we found an opportunity to catch up a little in the garden this weekend.

Crown Jewels

Crown Jewels

I’m really enjoying the vibrant hues of some Anemone coronaria flowers grown from corms that my Mum split with me in the autumn.

Enchanted

Enchanted

This week has been full of sunshine, and while LO and I are fighting with ever-streaming noses and some impressive barking coughs, we’ve been out and about every day to enjoy that spring sunshine with some amazing walks.