They didn’t ALL die!

by AnneWareham on May 14, 2015

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Some of you kind people will remember my distress last year when my euphorbias, the biggest joy (well, maybe) of Veddw in May, started dying last summer. I thought I’d lost the lot. See here. Then come springa few began to reappear. And now some of them are back!

Euphorbia at Veddw Copyright Anne Wareham SAM_0627

This photo was taken in pouring rain so lacks the right glow..but!

And – there may be a small bonus to all that distress (and it really was distress – First World Problems..)

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There are spaces that were not there before…… Aha – so I can sneak in some more late summer goodies before the euphorbia colonises it all again. Yes!

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Good.

And –

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You’ll note that I bought some new ones (definitely Euphorbia griffithii ‘Dixterthis time – the others are mostly Euphorbia griffithii ‘Fireglow’). There it is – in the middle. (well, it’s tough when not poorly, isn’t it?)

So next year there will be a glow in all the beds of the front garden.

And some goodies for later in them all too. (fingers crossed – weather and disease and rabbits permitting)

To put you on till then:

Euphorbia griffithii 'Fireglow' Late May 2014 Veddw Copyright Anne Wareham 058

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