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28/12/2012 at 16:57

taken pics all way along. -Tree surgeons swinging, diggers, planting, Not really posted many just odd one or 2. Need to put them togethr in order - when i have time

28/12/2012 at 17:05

This bed was my project 2011/2012. It had a huge gloomy conifer in it which I had help to remove (stronger, younger than me and male!), Then I dug it over, added lots of manure and compost and planted baby poppies delphiniums, perennial wallflowers, veronica, violas, pansies (bought as plug plants), sweet williams (sown in veg garden) and tulip bulbs.


28/12/2012 at 17:11

This is the bed a bit later, poppies nearly over, lavatera Silver Cup in front from sown seedlings were very pretty later.


28/12/2012 at 17:18

That is reall pretty. nothing I have yet gets there though a small area in fairy garden was filled with annals. Just keep looking for ideas and help off this site and others.

28/12/2012 at 17:20

Whoops I'v not checked spelling again 


Tinkling New Year wrote (see)

That is reall pretty. nothing I have yet gets there though a small area in fairy garden was filled with annals. 

Meant annuals - ho Ho

28/12/2012 at 17:21

I am saying nothing

(searching google images)

28/12/2012 at 17:41

Why are you saying nothing panto dame Geoff? You kindly showed me how to download photos through photobucket. Is my garden too flowery and female? When can I see a photo of your garden?

28/12/2012 at 17:45

It was about Tink's -faux pas

You garden is lovely Liz-there are some pictures of mine on here somewhere-will find them and post link

Have looked at the front of the house -today it looks so miserable-just bare earth and bare branches

28/12/2012 at 17:48

Busy lizzie it's just that i am bad at not checking spellings and often my words come out... well... wrong 


28/12/2012 at 17:51
28/12/2012 at 18:05

Thank you. What a treat that link is, especially at this time of year. I love dahlias too and those red begonias are a superb colour. I like Lily Louise's garden on the page before as well. Going back to look at more of it.

28/12/2012 at 22:41

dahlias are gorgeous I just have bishop of landalf but these are inspirational will look for more next year

28/12/2012 at 23:01

What brilliant colours - it reminds me that there is such a thing as summer!

28/12/2012 at 23:12

ditto artjak

29/12/2012 at 15:31

Lovely Busy-Lizzie

30/12/2012 at 16:29

enjoying the garden at last for Dec2012 horrid out there but have a plan forming in my head now for projects to do next year oh bliss to see the gallery and look forward to next year's display

31/12/2012 at 16:17

Busy Lizzie just looked again at your shady planting and I think hellebores would add a nice touch to it.  Just noticed that we have flowers pushing up on ours in back garden even after wettest year for a century!

31/12/2012 at 17:20

Hello budlia 63 - the bed in the photos isn't that shady except at midday when plants need protection from the sun in Dordogne. The tree (pseudoacacia) has had it's bottom branches cut off and the garden is terraced as it's on a slope. But in the 2nd photo there is a tree behind which has a round bed around it and that is much shadier. The clump of green at the base of the tree are hellebore leaves. One has white flowers on it at the moment. The other 2 are a bit later one dark pink, one speckled. It's a bit confusing because there is lawn rising gently uphill between the two beds which hardly shows.

04/01/2013 at 19:19

2D can't show the real thing  still looks amazing and you seem to know what you like great pics

04/01/2013 at 22:17

Thank you.

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