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July Garden

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The greenhouse has started to earn its keep as we have had cucumbers now. Lettuces have done well but we have a temporary lull. And next month we should finally have broad beans. The garden is full of colour and variety. Not all of which was planned.

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This appeared in a neglected corner of the garden. Mr E picked and presented it for me, then we found out the fluid in the stem is poisonous. That will teach us.

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But this is just pretty and the bees love it. I have noticed that bees prefer natural flowers to the ones we have carefully nurtured.

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Although that little fellow seems happy enough.

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This clematis appears when and where it jolly well feels like. This year we have lots of blooms which have now tumbled up and over the fence into next doors.

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Isn’t this baby blackbird so sweet. I hadn’t really thought about their feathers but he/she has no tail yet. By the way the Dad is the blackbird with the white feathers we,  ok I named Fred. But I have not seen Fred for a week. Hope he is ok.

Back to the flowers, and at this time of year my favourite at  least for this week are the roses. I leave you with three of them. All have a gorgeous fragrance, my favourite is third, but let me know which you like best won’t you.

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Comments on: "July Garden" (13)

  1. Beautiful! I like the first, red, for colour, but as for scent . . . not a clue! Such a lot to enjoy!

  2. It’s an amazing time of year for flowers, isn’t it? I see something new every time I go outside. I think I like the first rose best–love the simplicity of the few petals and that color!

  3. great garden photos – so many pretty things. I too, like the top rose best, I am sucker for a red rose, and if it smells good as well, oh my!

  4. I am NOT a flower gardener, so I am really enjoying yours Cathy!

  5. My favourite is the last one to, I love all flowers with frilly petals, your gardens wonderful 💐

  6. All three roses are lovely and extra special if they are scented. I am always disappointed if roses have no scent. The first one should be the favourite with the bees.

  7. Very pretty and well done on the veg. Shame Mr E is trying to kill you – perhaps he wants all the veg to himself 😉

  8. Beautiful flowers!! I too, like the third one. So pretty and ruffly!

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