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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day — August 2012

Front garden at Hayefield mid-August 2010

In a way, August seems like the end of the gardening season to me. I’ve just finished the last main pass through the garden, weeding, lightly trimming back some stuff that hasn’t yet flowered, and doing some general grooming, so apart from the vegetables, the garden won’t need anything from me until it’s time for cleanup in November. For the next couple of months, I’m just a spectator, which is fun in its own way. It’s also a relief, when the typical hot-and-muggy August weather makes it unpleasant to move around much.

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