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Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Posted: 05/10/2014 at 18:51

This morning I went to Lyndford Arboretum near Thetford in Norfolk.

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 This is the base of an old water tower

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 Young trees being protected from Deer

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 A brilliant use for an old tyre, drill holes in the base and attach netting with electrical tyes

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 A tree that had to be chopped down - they asked the guy to make the top concave so that compost could be put there and then planted.

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 Some of the oaks have been dated back to 1671

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 Truely terrifying thorns on 'Rosa Omeinsis Pterocantha'

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 Strange bark!

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

Posted: 05/10/2014 at 18:41

I've just looked at the BBC weather site and they are saying for next Sat; 16c and a thundery shower, which I'm sure we are tough enough to survive

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 05/10/2014 at 18:35

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 Compassion just keeps on flowering

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 Aconite or Aconitum? I don't know, colour is far more intense than shown.

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 Not a big fan of red, but loved the velvety intensity of this.

End of the season thoughts

Posted: 04/10/2014 at 18:29

I'll be cutting back the pear tree come the real Autumn. I do envy you Nut, having so much gardening to keep you going through the winter

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

Posted: 04/10/2014 at 18:26

Nut. I'm not booking my train ticket until the BBC website tells me that there won't be a monsoon on the 11th. So by about Wednesday we should know...and how are you and Mr. Nut?

loved gardening quotes

Posted: 04/10/2014 at 18:22

Charlie, way back when, I had to design lots of things for the Middle Eastern market and was told, 'Anything with trees or greenery will do'! We do not realise how lucky we are to have rain.

End of the season thoughts

Posted: 04/10/2014 at 18:18

Being pretty much retired, and loving being outside, I will carry on gardening (there's a film title there I think) until the first snows

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

Posted: 04/10/2014 at 18:15

bumperama

A couple of questions for Uni

Posted: 04/10/2014 at 18:14

Salino; what a clever bunny

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

Posted: 03/10/2014 at 19:21

...evening bump

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