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MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 19/05/2013 at 13:53

Glad you had a good holiday GG. Lovely to see your list. That is one of the troubles with buying plants in France. They sell the varieties but not the named varieties. Sometimes plants are even sold by the French common name, not the latin one. Or something like a penstemon or a delphinium is sold just by colour, not named.

We are going to England in June, but will have to limit plant buying a bit, not much room left!

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 18/05/2013 at 23:07

It poured today, like a bog outside. Some of my little plants had to be repotted, they were out hardening off but rain is washing nutrients out of the compost and they are sodden. One poor nicotiana had rotted. They are back in the GH drying off.

WW Trebah was our favourite too. Such a lovely path winding down to the sea.

Gardens we have visited 2013

Posted: 18/05/2013 at 23:00

Lovely photos, thank you all. Want that blue clematis!

I went to the Keukenhof gardens when I was 14 years old, still remember it well, impressive.

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 18/05/2013 at 22:55

Lovely lilac. Wish I could smell it.

Gardens we have visited 2013

Posted: 18/05/2013 at 17:08

I was wondering about starting a new thread about gardens we have visited and then Blackest said something about putting places on his map so here you are. If you visit any lovely gardens this year what about putting a photo on this thread? If you haven't been anywhere but went somewhere nice last year then send a photo of that. I love looking a gardens - nosy as well!

I'll start with Sissinghurst where we went in April, but, apart from the woodland bit, there wasn't much out yet.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/23782.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/23783.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

Identification?

Posted: 18/05/2013 at 16:50

Berberis, as everyone says, and this is a pic of a kerria japonica so you can see what it's like.

http://i232.photobucket.com/albums/ee192/thebear843/Garden/KerriajaponicaPleniflora.jpg

 

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 18/05/2013 at 16:45

This thread is disappearing down the pages and I like it so here's another pic of my garden. Alliums are coming out, bit of a gloomy day!

http://i1277.photobucket.com/albums/y487/Busy-Lizzie/IMG_5338_zps44eda886.jpg

 

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 18/05/2013 at 16:14

I didn't know they did self-catering, we went in 2011 for the garden. This is their website http://www.hiddenvalleygardens.co.uk/

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 18/05/2013 at 14:38

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/23771.jpg?width=277&height=350&mode=max

This was one of my favourite private ones, think it was called "Hidden Valley".

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 18/05/2013 at 14:34

Well done to both of you. 3rd's pretty good isn't it? - especially overall.

That garden looks lovely Salino. We didn't know about it when we went to Cornwall 2 years ago, but we went to Heligan and the Eden project.

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