Garden Blooms In May.

 Hello my gardening friends. How have you all been?…

Here in Dreamwalker’s Garden, there has plenty to keep us occupied. And the big bonus here in the UK has been the weather has been exceptionally warm and dry over May.  It has meant lots of water carrying too and fro on the plot. But I have enjoyed even that, as we go early in the morning..  And it takes with both of us carrying water about an hour to water completely.. 

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Dahlia’s now out of cold frame, waiting to be planted in their permanent position

I will start off with the Dahila’s… We had several over night frosts at the beginning of May and despite us having to move the Dahlia’s into the cold frame as we needed more room in the greenhouse as the Tomatoes were getting ready to pot on, The Frost caught the tops of several of the large plants… But they should bounce back.. 

We have now moved them out of the cold frame into a sheltered position between the raspberries and where I planted the sweet-peas, as hopefully as we near the end of the month fingers crossed we will get no more frosts…  Next week we intend to plant them into their flowering positions.  

Here you can see the Tomatoes and Cucumbers now in place in the Greenhouse

The Strawberries are the new plants we bought last year, They are now getting more established this year and already lots of fruit is forming.

Strawberries forming.. I have since put straw under the plants to help protect the fruit.  

 

The Peas in stages of growth, so Harvesting them is staggered You can also see the Lupins in Flower.. We planted these all down the side of the plot, as they attract blackfly, and aphids  and I would sooner them eat the flowers than be on my veggies 🙂 

On the Home Garden, I got busy with the paintbrushes and painted the sides of the garage with wood preserver.. We had this Charcoal grey paint left over from the garden fences we did last year.. So I painted the border in the dark corner near the garage as well as sprucing up the fairy doors with a new lick of paint…  And if you wonder how those fairies climb the distance from the ground… They fly of course!!! Silly… 🙂 

Fairy Doors

And last but not least, I made a little video of the garden blooms within my own garden in flower this month of May… 

I Hope you Enjoy and  Happy Gardening as I send Love and well wishes to All… 

53 thoughts on “Garden Blooms In May.

  1. Oh, Sue! What a way to begin my day! You took me away! I laughed out loud when I saw your fairy doors …. how creative and I’m sure those fairies love them! The amount of work you put into what you do, yet it truly is a labor of love. Thank you so much for contributing to the Peace Movement upon this earth. Your light and your efforts are so vital. Much love to you this day! Oh, that video is glorious! Great job!! xo

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  2. Ah – I always love seeing your garden and your yard. Alas the rain is continuing here all week. It has been so hard to get our garden started. Have planted things several times. Something – bugs, rabbits, whatever is eating the plants – so frustrating. Always great to see your photos and enjoy your success in your great yearly garden. Love and hugs to you my good friend.

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  3. So beautiful, I love the strawberry plants. My mum has loads, they grow like weeds in her garden!
    I’ve just spent my morning lugging soil home from Wilko’s and re-potting some of my plants that have grown a lot. It’s such an amazing feeling to see the plants flourishing!

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    • Wonderful about your mum’s strawberries Kathrin.. Good luck with your repotting your plants they will thank you for it… And yes its rewarding to see things grow and flourish… You should try perhaps growing tomatoes on your window sill.. 🙂 Although its a bit late now for planting seeds.. Did you know you can save the seeds out of your shop bought tasty tomatoes you like… Dry the seeds on kitchen paper.. save and plant them … 🙂 🙂 Many thanks again Kathrin… much love and thanks your way 🙂

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  4. Ahh lovely, Sue, just the respite I needed today. Thank you. ❤ I love your fairy doors and your blooms video. I am sending you both much <3, always and wishing you soothing for your tired arms from all the water carrying. ❤ ❤ Lovelies ❤ xXx

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  5. I’ve enjoyed the lovely slide show of your beautiful garden, dear Sue. Loved the little fairy doors. Happy gardening and creating, my dear friend. Stay safe, happy and healthy. Much love and hugs ,(ノ´∀`)♥♥♥♥♥

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  6. Very lovely garden! This might be my favorite time of the year because of the new growths. It’s been a rainy May here, so we’ve had to be careful about watering. The strawberries are doing quite well, and the potatoes threaten to take over the garden.

    All is well and I hope the same for you, my friend. Have a fabulous weekend and Happy Gardening!

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    • All that rain is going both the potatoes and the strawberries good…. We have even been watering the potatoes as its so dusty and dry… I know the other year we were in the same boat in spring.. it never stopped raining… You never seem to get the happy medium… But that is nature and gardening.. Each year brings new challenges.. and we rise to them…
      Thank YOU dear Bill, So happy to have you on the plot… Enjoy your own weekend Bill… Take care 🙂

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  7. Everything looks so healthy. I always plant Marigold around my vegetables. I’ll consider adding lupine. We have blackfly and aphids. As for the fairy doors…OMG! My neighbor has two very small children and they have a fairy village around the base of a tree near the road. Razz and I have to check it out every time we walk. As a child, I would have been so enchanted by it.

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  8. You and your husband are Aquarians the water bearers when it comes to water the garden. A lot of carrying. Beautful garden, beautiful flowers from my beautiful friend. Have an excellent weekend. I am sure revelations will come to you while gardening ❤

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