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Autumn Chelsea – Westcountry NURSERIES

There’s nonetheless loads of color within the backyard. My flowers
have all benefited from the latest solar. Roses which I believed have been over have
despatched out new buds. The dahlias are magnificent and can stay so till the
first frost. After a depressing August, September has been a superb month.

Asters in full bloom

The asters
are nonetheless in full bloom. My Monch
have been seething with flowers all summer season they usually present no signal of stopping.
Their lovely lavender blue blooms are lined in bees and butterflies. I get
a buzz from all of the buzzing each time I stroll previous them.

Aster Monch

Late summer season present from the dierama

Dierama pulcherrimum

The dierama
are additionally placing on a late summer season present. The coral blooms of igneum
wave within the wind like fairy wands. They’ve taken over from the pulcherrimum
that are starting to die down. Nonetheless there are nonetheless sufficient of their pink
fishing rod flowers so as to add a splash of color and motion within the backyard.

Dierama igneum
Salvia confertiflora

One other plant which blooms into autumn is the salvia.
has uncommon velvety pink flowers properly into November. It contrasts properly towards
the sky blue Uliginosa.
and Blue
can be offering some very welcome color.

Salvia Black and Blue

Begin interested by winter

Regardless of the nice and cozy climate and the colorful flowers I must
begin interested by winter.
I’ve been digging up annuals
that are previous their finest. My pruning shears have been sharpened prepared for some
critical chopping again.


The greenhouse remains to be stuffed with tomatoes, peppers and
chillies. I’ll quickly must take them out to supply area for pots which
want over-wintering away from the hazards of frost.

Welcome spring customer

I’ve a really unseasonal flower. A narcissus
which has been dormant in an outside pot all summer season has determined to bloom. It
is likely to be six months early however it is extremely welcome.

Narcissus want planting now

It has jogged my memory that now’s the time to plant bulbs
for subsequent spring. For early flowers plant snowdrops.
Galanthus Viridapice
is one in every of my favourites.

Blended feelings for Chelsea

I loved watching the Chelsea Flower Present on tv. It
was good to see it going forward though I used to be unhappy to not be there. It has been
a really troublesome two years for everybody who grows vegetation for a residing. However,
fingers crossed, subsequent yr shall be higher. My lupins
shall be again the place they belong.

– Whether it is dry sufficient mow the garden. You by no means know when it should
be too moist to mow till subsequent spring. Plant bulbs together with snowdrops, crocus
and daffodils. Maintain lifeless heading flowers to lengthen shows.  Water pots sparingly. Take away lifeless and dying
foliage. Deliver tender vegetation into the greenhouse or a chilly body to overwinter.

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