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Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: Yesterday at 22:21

Thank you


Posted: Yesterday at 21:52

I have not been very cool this evening, the weather seems to be getting hot again. We ate dinner outside.

Plant identification

Posted: Yesterday at 21:47

Some clematis adapt to pots better than others, I have 4 in pots. They usually like their feet in shade and their heads in the sun. If it's in a pot make sure you feed and water it well, they are hungry plants.

My flowers ..

Posted: Yesterday at 21:42

And a magnificent one, Hazel!

What a lot of colourful gorgeousness Verdun.

"What is this ? "

Posted: Yesterday at 21:35

That is puzzling. A seed head?

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: Yesterday at 18:31

It did rain yesterday, so it looks a bit fresher today. The colours come and go, the long border, which is 20m x 2m, was quite yellow and red with Lychnis Chalcedonica, Monarda Cambridge Scarlet and Lysimachia Punctata, has changed colour and will soon be full of white phlox and yellow rudbeckias. In June it was more pink with Albertine roses and pink geraniums. In the autumn there will be pink and purple Michaelmas daisies.

I don't ban any colours, I like orange with purples, reds and blues, zingy. Never looks as bright in the photos as it does in real life.


Posted: Yesterday at 18:18

Have done some gardening today, but it's getting hot again.

Dove, I don't think your hair is quite the right colour for Robert Mugabe  I have a lovely Kaftan, but I was 2 stone lighter when I used to wear it

Having a selection of salads with smoked salmon tonight.

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: Yesterday at 18:11

Been cooler the last few days. Have finished weeding the upper middle bed, have weeded, dead headed and staked in the end bed and have weeded a bit and pruned in the lower middle bed. Have harvested veg, runner beans in full swing, and done a lot of watering.

Plant identification

Posted: Yesterday at 16:00

Think it's a clematis.

Cut flower ID

Posted: Yesterday at 15:52

Phacelia lasts a long time in water. I once used it as green manure, but it was so pretty I picked them.

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