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IT'S MY BIRTHDAY....PART TWO

Posted: 24/05/2016 at 22:26

as promised pdoc ....Cleve sends his best wishes


IT'S MY BIRTHDAY....PART TWO

Posted: 24/05/2016 at 09:51

Have a great day out Pdoc 


No "card" from me yet, but I'll try to get a celebratory close up of Cleve's planting for sharing later

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 24/05/2016 at 07:00

Morning all.  


Hope your friend gets the help he needs Pat. 


Packed a bag, ready to get on a train.  Got a work meeting to go to this morning (with non- english speaking Japanese and an interpreter .....could be fun)....and then off to the showground at 3pm......sooooooo excited🌸🌼🌻🌷🌺

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 23/05/2016 at 23:34

Thanks Liri - hope you and Ob have a great time too


Just watched today's three Chelsea programmes back to back .....gotta love Cleve West haven't you.  The guy is a genius.  And such a lovely man too.  You can keep the twirly bay trees ...know where I will be heading first

Pinch and zoom on mobile devices

Posted: 23/05/2016 at 18:14

Wooop woop ..... Worksa treat here

Old chimney pots

Posted: 23/05/2016 at 15:54


Heres the result

Old chimney pots

Posted: 23/05/2016 at 15:53

I do what you first thought of - put plastic pots in the top and plant into them.  They need a daily watering in the summer, but then so do all my annual displays.  Its also easy to ring the changes then.  Lobelia and calibriocha work really well for trailing

IT'S MY BIRTHDAY....PART TWO

Posted: 23/05/2016 at 12:30


Have a great day Clari 

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 23/05/2016 at 06:55

πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŒΊπŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰ -hooray Yvie - the first flower is something to celebrate, it means it is settling in and growing up.  Plus its a lovely flower - nice and long and very pretty colour - so you know you have lots to look forward to.  Just imagine if, after all that time, it hadturned out to be white or pink (although I love the white and pink ones tooπŸ€”)

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 23/05/2016 at 06:49

Morning peeps


watched chelsea last night too - really looking forward to seeing Jekkas herb garden and Rosy Hardy and her chalk streams (being a Hampshire girl myself).


Had a lovely lunch with theCanadian cousins, and then sat with coffees watching the boats pootle around the Beaulieu river ...very relaxing.


Sweetpeas start the hardening off process today - aimimg to get them in the ground next weekend. been for my early morning greenhouse inspection - what a lovely morning it is out there.


Enjoy your Mondays folks πŸŽ‰β˜€οΈπŸŽ‰

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Hellebores - black spot?

All my hellebores have distorted leavesπŸ™„ 
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