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Kingswood Gardening News – August 2017

High summer in your garden By Sarah Wilson Many thanks to everyone who helped or visited our garden this summer – over the summer we have made £1800 for the NGS and £825 for the Childrens Trust. The NGS supports a number of charities including Macmillan Cancer Support, Marie Curie, Parkinson’s UK and the MS […] Continue reading →

Kingswood Gardening News – July 2017

Midsummer Jottings By Sarah Wilson July and August colour I was anxious that for my open garden on Sunday there wouldn’t be much colour in the garden as I rely on shrubs and perennials for colour and only had a few non-hardy plants such as scented Pelargonium in pots. I needn’t have worried because I […] Continue reading →

Kingswood Gardening News – June 2017

June in your garden – Plenty of poppies and roses By Sarah Wilson May was a month of very strange weather – and June has not been “blazing” so far. As I write this there is gale blowing with the promise of heavy rain and an overnight temperature of 10 degrees. During the month of […] Continue reading →

Kingswood Gardening News – May 2017

May – the beginning of summer? By Sarah Wilson April was a strange month – hot days, frost at night and virtually no rain.  I recorded a maximum temperature of 27 degrees and a minimum night temperature of -3 degrees and an unbelievable 7mm of rain, which was all in the first and last week […] Continue reading →

Kingswood Gardening News – April 2017

April Jottings By Sarah Wilson Early colour and scent in your garden March brought a lot more colour to the garden and in addition to the wonderful Narcissi and Muscari I have had a wonderful show of Anemone blanda, Hellebores and Primroses and Primula. Suddenly this week the Camellia, Japanese quince and Magnolia are full […] Continue reading →

Kingswood Gardening News – March 2017

March is the month of Anticipation By Sarah Wilson Today was so warm that it really felt that spring was here! The garden is looking colourful and all those plants that I dug up and moved over the winter are showing me that they are still alive by coming into bud so I know that […] Continue reading →

Kingswood Gardening News – February 2017

February – the muddiest month! By Sarah Wilson Each month I try to take a picture of something that is looking lovely in my garden – yesterday it was a sea of mud with very few bright spots but much optimism for spring as the Narcissi, snowdrops, Hellebores, Rhododendrons and Camellias are laden with plump […] Continue reading →