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West Acre

Posted: 21/09/2014 at 14:26

Sorry I'm so late posting pics of West Acre. It was lovely to see the TWIGS again. It was very overcast so pics are a little bit colourless.

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 First the stately home in the grounds, and I'm sure there is a mad woman in the attic - it just has that look

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 The plant Nursery that is always there

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 We all loved this huge old brick wall.

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 I'm not a huge fan of grasses, but these were spectacular.

As far as I understand, we were there on Autumn Colour Day, which means that lots of other small Nurseries turn up and lay out stands with their, often, very specialist plants.

West Acre

Posted: 19/09/2014 at 20:21

Just looked at BBC weather; may be on the edge of rain at 1.00pm

West Acre

Posted: 19/09/2014 at 20:06

Nut

ID please

Posted: 19/09/2014 at 20:04

...also featured in a song that Paul Robeson used to sing; '...fetch me that Jimson, or I'll tan your hide. Old rocking chair's got me, paradise is nigh...'

West Acre

Posted: 19/09/2014 at 19:52

I'll bring Red Carmargue rice salad with Feta cheese, caramelised red onions, peppers and toms all from the garden, Celeriac and carrot remoulade with homemade mayonnaise, + Fruit salad. Have just realised I have nothing except an empty wine bottle to bring water in.

Broccoli Plugs

Posted: 18/09/2014 at 20:58

I wouldn't over-feed them at this age, it would be like giving a T-bone steak to a baby!

Jay

Posted: 18/09/2014 at 20:56

I used to get a Jay in my garden in West London.

Inexpensive suggestions for improving garden

Posted: 18/09/2014 at 20:54

Can't get link to work; click on tree icon to upload pics direct

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 18/09/2014 at 20:52

VS, wonderful colours

West Acre

Posted: 18/09/2014 at 20:49

Nut, have got the bird food.

African Violet Centre, have not been there for a year or 2. The shop was always full of naff 'cute' cr.p. (I don't do cute) Over the last 2/3 years, the plants outside always looked a bit sad and neglected. Plus, I actually loathe African Violets; I find them quite creepy!

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