Summer gardening cartoon – gardening in dull weather, compensating for lack of sunshine

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Garden cartoon – how to provide sunshine in overcast weather

Cartoon showing a gardener setting up a sun lamp to provide artificial sunshine to his garden plants

This cartoon was drawn during a prolonged period of very overcast summer weather, when the sun didn’t shine for a long period of time.

A cartoon about gardening equipment, flower gardening, encouraging plants, gardening in shady gardens, sun-loving plants

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Autumn garden cartoon – Indian summer gardening

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Gardening cartoon – autumn heatwave cartoon

Cartoon showing a man raking autumn leaves on a very hot autumn day after a cold and miserable summer.

The gardener is saying “This is the first time this year that it’s been hot enough to garden in shorts.”

A cartoon about unseasonable weather, Indian summers (spells of very warm weather in autumn or fall)

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Mowing the lawn humor – cutting round someone on a lounger on the lawn

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Gardening cartoon about mowing the lawn – cutting round someone lying on a lounger on the lawn

Comic illustration showing a gardener cutting the grass and haviving to divert his lawn mower round someone relaxing on a lounger on the lawn.

The lawn mower in the cartoon is the type with rotary blades that create stripes on the lawn. Here the stripes bend round the obstacle on the lawn. This is part of the humour, because stripy lawns are often thought of as being very neat (to the point of obsessive neatness).

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Mowing the lawn with an electric lawn mower that needs a longer cable

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Gardening humour. Mowing the lawn with an electric lawn mower that needs a longer cable

A cartoon showing a gardener cutting the grass with an electric mower

The electric cable of the mower is shorter than the length of the lawn, so the end of the lawn remains unmown
A humorous illustration about tidy gardens, untidy gardens, the end of the garden, grass cutting, power mowers, hover mowers

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Summer in the garden – cartoon

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Cartoon about summer in the garden

Showing a gardener relaxing in a garden on a summer’s day.

The gardener is sunbathing on a garden lounger and is thinking “There’s an old saying – if it’s hot enough for shorts it’s too hot for gardening”.
A joke about outdoor activities, garden furniture, summer, sunshine

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Joke about the arrival of summer – the first swallow and first hay fever sneeze

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Cartoon about the arrival of summer – the first swallow arriving at the same time as the first hay fever sneeze

Showing gardeners in a garden seeing the first swallow of summer and hearing the first hay fever sneeze at the same time.

Traditionally it’s the sound of the first cuckoo that heralds the summer, however cuckoos are now becoming rarer. Meanwhile, hay fever is becoming more common, so the sound of a hay fever sneeze is replacing the call of the cuckoo as the harbinger of summer.
A cartoon about allergies, seasons

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A cartoon about flower gardening

Holiday blooms cartoon

A cartoon from a series about gardens and gardening

A cartoon about garden flowers

A cartoon showing a man noticing that the flowers in the garden always seem to come into bloom just when he’s going away on holiday.
A cartoon about garden flowers, the importance of growing plants that come into blossom at the right time.

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