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Joanne’s Cottage Backyard: MAY IN THE GARDEN

The President 


St Swithun a brand new climbing rose.

Cecile Brunner


Mrs N. Thompson

Choisya with a Rose Chafer beetle. I’ve seen numerous Rose Chafer beetles within the backyard this yr however not as many as a couple of years in the past. 

Elsa Spath a pleasant clematis, though that is previous it is best. Sadly the plant was broken and in the reduction of by mistake so it is not flowering as plentiful because it has achieved prior to now.

Sophie’s Rose

Gertrude Jekyll

Byzantine gladiolus my favorite gladioli with Francine Austin rose within the background and a shiny crimson peony shocking what nonetheless grows among the many bindweed and floor elder.

Sure naked earth eventually, what a job eliminating a few of the floor elder and bindweed after the wallflowers had been dug up. That is prepared for the Dahlias as soon as the frost threat has handed.

And on the opposite facet of the mattress likewise.

I like pinks however they typically get misplaced in amongst different vegetation so I’ve taken to rising some in containers which works significantly better.



I hope you loved the tour across the backyard it has been arduous work this yr digging out copious floor elder and pulling up bindweed. All made a lot tougher scuffling with Lyme illness signs which for me are primarily stiff and painful joints and muscle mass weak spot.



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