Author Archives: Chris

Englishman and hobby gardener living in Norway.

Garden Photos 2014

There was very little time for the garden in 2014.  No ambitious projects were undertaken and the garden was left to look after itself for long periods in July and August. The Yew hedging has […]

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Garden Photos 2013

  After a very cold and dry winter spring finally arrived a month late and many of the surviving plants were slow to get started.  The 15 metre long Spirea hedge in the West garden […]

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March 2013 – My Greenhouse

About 90% of all annuals, biennials and perennials in my garden have been grown from seed or cuttings.  Without a permanent or heated greenhouse, improvisation has been necessary. Germination Indoors The growing season is started […]

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Frozen Garden

  I’ve started the 2013 garden season as usual with indoor propagation of summer annuals by a sunny window.  Spring is a long way off though and it’s important to enjoy the winter too!  Here […]

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A vlog about Alliums

  A cluster of pom-pom ornamental Alliums heads floating above a sea of fresh, new perennial foliage can be a spectacular sight in any garden.  Indeed, it has been said that Allium flowers resemble ‘firework […]

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I can’t remember ever seeing as many bees in the garden!  This is mainly due the large number of foxgloves we have this year thanks in part to the mild winter we had.  Without doubt one of our […]

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Midsummer Flowers 2012

  Having been away for 5 of the last 6 weekends the garden has had to look after itself more than usual.  For the first time in a few years I’ve lost control of the […]

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Early June 2012

Finally I have a chance to update this blog with a few photos.  There has been very little time for the garden itself of late, let alone keeping up with this website!  In summary it’s […]

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