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Jo's latest June 2018

Hello Everyone Hope you are all enjoying this glorious weather even if it is being a little bit contrary. The garden has continued to look lovely & is full of colour everywhere you look so I'm starting with the Front Lawn. We were all sad that the cedar tree had to be cut down but nature does have a way of helping us over these tragedies and the display of Papavers, poppies to you and me, set off against the array of delights in the beds scattered around the Front Lawn have delighted everyone who has visited the garden, photo 1. Not many people will have realised that lurking in the border on the far side of the lawn is an unexpected treat. The Dranunculus vulgaris known as the Dragon Lily o

Jo's May Extravaganza Part 2

Hello Everyone Welcome back for part two of this May extravaganza! Continuing through the Kitchen Garden onto the Iris collection. The whole collection was lifted a couple of years ago and didn't flower quite so well last year but they have all settled again and are back in full force. As individuals they are all so beautiful and together as a collection make quite a stunning display, photo 16. Next door in the Glasshouses there are some delightful blooms. The Tradescantia fluminesis 'Variegata', photo 17, is exquisite whilst the Epiphyllum, photo 18, at the other end is definitely showing off. But if you look that stunning why not?! Moving on across the Wisteria bridge, the Japanese Tree Pe

Jo's May Extravaganza Part 1 Commentary

Well dare I say it ??? I think spring has sprung at last here at Myddelton. The garden is looking wonderful and very lush! All the rain & sunshine has brought everything on in abundance and I've had a hard job whittling the photos down to a manageable number. It was so difficult that I'm still going to have to send you two emails as I have so many photos to share this month so make yourselves comfortable. First stop is the Arboretum. The large area of bamboo was cut down in March to allow for regeneration. This is now happening and the new growth was already half a metre high when this first photo was taken at the beginning of May. It is now a metre high with its first leaves so I will follo

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