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Nearly Midsummer 2017

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Á chairde! Tá sé lár an tsamhraidh i sa ghairdín agus is iad na bláthanna áille.

Here we are again.  Its a beautiful day, the sun is splitting the stones and the garden has vaulted into full bloom.  One of the reasons I love gardening isn't just getting my hands into the earth, but watching the transition of seasons throughout the year.  It might seem slow but the change from barren winter beauty to lush summer abundance is truly incredible.

The garden is changing and growing fast.  The peonies are at their end, the last blooms about to shatter.



As the peonies bow out, the regular roses are prepared to take centre stage.  I have three rose buses at either side of the peonies.  They are all varieties of pink and one is classified as a blue rose.


The lilies & crocosmia are also getting ready to bloom.



I only have one dahlia in bloom at the moment, recently purchased from a garden shop.  They other three dahlias in the garden I've had for a few years and will bloom later in…