Gardener Bloggers’ Foliage Day September 2017

Welcome to the September post of Gardener Bloggers’ Foliage Day; this will be the last foliage day I host as I am finding that I have less and less time to post at the moment.  I still think foliage is the most important thing in my garden and I’m sure that many future posts will focus on foliage. Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Day – Evergreen August

Welcome to Garden Blogger’s Foliage Day (GBFD) for August 2017.  My apologies for being absent last month.  Part of my reason for not blogging during all of July was that it was so hot I hardly spent any time outside at all unless it was by the sea or at the lake!  It was only enjoyable to have breakfast outside, lunch and dinner were eaten in the relative coolness of inside the house.  Those of you imagining me sitting on the terrace under the covering of the wisteria were I’m afraid dreaming of some other place.  With some days reaching the dizzy heights of 42°C (104°F) it was unbearable for me to be sitting even in the shade. Continue reading

Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Day – Earth Day

Welcome to GBFD for April.  Usually I have decided what aspect of foliage I will write about for my monthly meme where I ask you to think of the foliage in your gardens rather than the flowers.  This would seem a big ask in April when our spring gardens are bursting with colour from bulbs and many emerging perennials.   Continue reading