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Posted: 28/06/2015 at 08:36

A ladybird landed on me on Thursday when I was sitting in a friend's garden in the village.

I think France is about 3 weeks ahead of England. My roses are finished now and we have been eating runner beans for the last week. I have a glut of courgettes, 3 plants and the raspberries have been amazing.  They are on their way out now.

Just watched Monty Tonight

Posted: 27/06/2015 at 23:37

Topbird, your garden sounds like my sort of garden


Posted: 27/06/2015 at 23:35

Just come back from a party. One of the members of OH's choir is going back to England.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 27/06/2015 at 23:29

Verdun, I like your cheerful gaillardia. Contrasts well with the phormium. Nothing the matter with a bit of colour - look at Great Dixter!


Posted: 27/06/2015 at 14:10

Earlier I said it was a hot day, that was before the clouds arrived and cooled it down, but it's comfortable.

Got a shock this morning. Went out to take some photos, noticed a small zinnia had been dug up, Was going to replant it when I saw big black and yellow snake coiled up in the flower bed. It shot off before I could turn camera on. Think  it may have been lying in wait for the mole who had dug up the zinnia! Looked it up - a Western Whip snake.

Primula Auricula seedlings

Posted: 27/06/2015 at 13:55

It's not the cold and wet obelixx, they hate the heat of our summers. 38° is forecast for next week. But I don't grow them, my English friend in the village does.

problem patch

Posted: 27/06/2015 at 10:55

There is a shed on the left, then a waterbutt with bare earth in front (for the shrub) then a large glossy leaved shrub on the right.

Would you like something evergreen in front of the waterbutt? What about a Choisya, or the golden one "Sundance"? Not prickly and fragrant to push past when you go to the waterbutt. White flowers in Spring and Autumn.

Primula Auricula seedlings

Posted: 27/06/2015 at 10:47

Oh well done, Oneofseven. They are hard to grow here in SW France.

Just watched Monty Tonight

Posted: 27/06/2015 at 10:45

Then, Hostafan, you are in a minority of at least two, because I agree with you. Also about the gravel garden.

It's my birthday

Posted: 27/06/2015 at 10:43

I hope you had a good day too, Fishy.

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