Monthly Archives: August 2021

My Gardening Month July 2021 … sweltering heat , dog days in the sun !

Visitors to the garden often ask why there are no roses and there are two  reasons , one that I am not a big fan of flowering shrubs in general unless they have outstanding foliage or bark as usually flowers last only a short time and the plant has little to offer for the remaining 49 weeks of the year and secondly roses are full of diseases such as black spot and white fly which disfigure the plant and I forgot there is a third reason which is that I have enough work to be doing without the added chore of dead heading roses on a daily basis ! Of […]

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