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10/09/2014 at 11:22

You're not in the garden yet then

10/09/2014 at 11:25

heh heh heh...not yet...still drinking tea and looking at photos......sunny....OH says she feels more like gardening than DIY so any minute now...... although it's almost lunchtime.....

10/09/2014 at 17:18
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 berlandieri lyrata-smells like bittersweet chocolate. have some more than tentative plans for the garden but hard to get into autumn redo mode when temps are still in the 90's. great dahlias, i like messing with them from seed-bishop will not grow here-or at least not for me.

10/09/2014 at 21:29

There are a few carmine red , no yellow, but a lot of terracotta in my batch. I think they must be mainly off bishop of oxford.

Not very mixed. I think they will look better as single colour groups,so I will be labelling and then growing on next year.

10/09/2014 at 22:57

I have no yellow either. Mine are labelled up, so that I can place them better next year. 

10/09/2014 at 23:04

Well - I made it into the garden and worked for a few hours.  Photos tomorrow.  Maybe.

13/09/2014 at 23:40

Just planted up a couple of Autumn pots as the Summer plants were passed their best

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 Imperata Cylindrica Rubra 'Red Baron', Heathers Bonnie and Theresa and a few pansies.

14/09/2014 at 17:57

Everything still looking good out there ..... don't you just love an Indian Summer  Here are some of my "cage" ....

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 OH has just scalped the grass

14/09/2014 at 18:29

Beautiful pics Chicky, thank you for sharing.

14/09/2014 at 20:46

It's a man thing chicky 

The cage is looking great. You can forgive Mr Chicky his grass rumping when he makes such lovely metalwork 

14/09/2014 at 21:44

kudos to chicky

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15/09/2014 at 08:22

Chicky, your borders look lovely in the soft autumn sunlight 

15/09/2014 at 14:38

Started work on increasing the number of veg beds ready for winter planting, its hard work getting through this grass though.. I also need to order the bare root hedging so these different areas look  a little less metal fencing.

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 Had quite decent crops from the two beds of Pots  - Fennel - Cabbage - French Beans - Borlotti beans - Chard and sprouts .

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but I quickly realised I need a lot  more space especially to get some rotation..

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 Not a lots changed at the front other than some Anemones appearing (no idea what the variety) though they are getting a little lost under the mass of sweet peas

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 The Verbenas gone mad (10ft tall in places) but is colourful and at least gives the sweet peas something to climb on (note for next year - taller teepees)

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 Best news is that the scaffolding is finally slowly coming down

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17/09/2014 at 23:11

Amazing pics everyone 

Chicky bet you are well proud and I understand what you mean about your cage now  Beautiful 

Ighten beautiful too, your picture quality is fantastic and of course the subjects too 

 

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