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May 2010:

A late Spring this year meant that by the end of April the garden had only just started to wake up. Now it is mid-May and the Mimosa is at its lovliest at this time of year.

The Mimosa

The Flowering Cherry and nearby Rhodedendron are in full bloom

The Flowering CherryThe Rhodedendron

The Climbing Rose on the tower of the Folly is well established but it is a little early for it to flower -

The Climbing Rose on the Folly

- although there are many flowers in bloom at this time of year.

Daffodils and TulipsPansies and Primulas in one of the urns

The planting in the central bed and the planters around the steps are coming to life now.

The climbing rose in bloom over the tower of the folly - June 2010

The climbing rose on the folly - June 2010

July 2010:

The planting in the Long Border

The Delphiniums are looking spectacular at this time of the Summer

October 2010:

The Yucca in flower

Early October 2010 and only the second time the Yucca has flowered - the first was 4 years ago, 5 years after we planted it

1st. December 2010:

There has been an unprecented amount of snow here in the South of England - the earliest snowfall for 17 years and not even officially Winter Yet!

Early Summer 2011:

The long border early summer 2011

Early Summer 2011 and the planting is really becoming established

The Lilies are particularly spectacular now and their perfume delightful

24th. December 2016:

Finally finished sweeping up this year's leaves

Rudolph and Piggy both looking festive!

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