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Hello all, its been a while, hasn’t it!

To celebrate our birthdays and wedding anniversary we took ourselves off to the French Riviera for a week and very lovely it was too.

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As always we had a wonderful time in this amazing part of the world!

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Meanwhile during the month my garden has continued to bloom!

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Nice to still have lots of colour in the garden and thankfully still plenty of sunshine to enjoy it too!

Hortensia Collage

So as another month comes to an end it’s time for a round up of this month’s animals.

The first ‘September Girl’ is Hortensia.

Hortensia is another name for hydrangea and this little bunny is a celebration of those beautfiul blooms.

Sapphire Collage

If you’re born during the month of September, like me, your birthstone is the sapphire and this little one with all her deep blues is of course Sapphire!

Xanthe Collage

The crossover time between summer and autumn is the time of year for chrysanthemums and Xanthe’s dress is covered in them!

Her name comes from ancient Greek and means ‘golden one’, which of course she is.

Orchard Collage

This is Orchard!

It’s definitely an apple time of year and Orchard has a little tree fastening her cardie and lots of red apples all over her dress.

Maizie Collage

Maizie is a little harvest mouse and her dress is a little harvest festival all on it’s own.

Ffion Collage

And last but by no means least this is Ffion, my first Green Rabbit fox.

Her name is Welsh and means ‘foxglove’.

All six of the ‘September Girls’ will be listed in my Etsy shop on Wednesday 30th September at 10pm (BST).

More details about them can be found here, please remember they are collectible items only and not suitable for children under 14 years.

So that’s another month done and dusted, enjoy what’s left of September and have a lovely October, it’s definitely autumn now according to the Green Rabbit Calendar! 🙂

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Just a little catch up with what has been happening in my garden during August.

There was still quite a lot of rain about during the month but we did get some good sunny days too.

I’m still waiting for my Morning Glory and my Cosmos to bloom but sadly time is running out, I’m afraid the miserable weather in July held up a lot of plants, that along with the slugs and snails!

However there has still been plenty of colour during the month.

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So that’s all the blooms for August, I’m hoping for a lovely Indian summer so I can enjoy my garden for another month!

Thank you for the lovely comments on my August Girls in my last post, Sweet Pea, Dahlia, Morello, Madeleine, Cornflower and Milly are all off to their new homes.

Thank you as always for dropping by today I do appreciate everyone of you who take the time to visit me here for every post. With birthdays, a wedding anniversary and a week in France coming up, I’m going to take a blog break and step away from this tired little space for a while, you’ll still be able to keep up with my coming and goings on IG though.

Have a lovely new week ( weatherwise, it has started off well here) and Happy September!

‘See’ you all soon! 🙂

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Well I have to be honest July has been a bit of a wash out and my poor garden has spent quite a bit of it drenched.

It’s not been great for the roses or poppies, they just can’t cope with that much rain and I have a greenhouse full of green tomatoes as there hasn’t been enough sun to ripen them, they are only now beginning to turn!

During the past two years July has been a lovely month here and August has been the wet month, I’m hoping this year after all the rain that August will behave itself!!

So I’m sharing some images of my garden that I’ve taken throughout the month on the drier days when I could get out there.

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Thanks as always for visiting.

Happy weekend & happy August, fingers crossed for a dry and sunny one with lots more gardening time! 🙂

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We have a little garden,
A garden of our own,
And every day we water there
The seeds that we have sown.

We love our little garden,
And tend it with such care,
You will not find a faced leaf
Or blighted blossom there.

by Beatrix Potter

I’m not sure about the last two lines but I do try my best!!!

One thing is for sure I do love my garden and especially at this time of year when there is something new to be found every day.

So today I’m sharing my June garden….June loves the garden and the garden loves June!!!

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Thank you so much for visiting today, wishing you all a wonderful July! 🙂

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September already!!!

It really is hard to believe, there is a lot of talk of autumn though……not yet please!!! Of course according to the Green Rabbit calender September is still a summer month and thankfully it does seem like it here today, it is a lovely day but then it always is on the day all the children go back to school.

There still is plenty of colour in the garden despite the cold wind and rain of August and long may that last.

If I’m honest I was glad to see the back of August apart from the poor weather, it wasn’t kind to us at all, so hello September, you can be a very lovely month, let’s hope so!