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Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 06:58

We thought that Woody - it was fantastic to see that explosion of roses in June, but you would never do it in your own garden as there would only be one short season with anything to look at.  However, lovely that someone else does it for us to enjoy - we don't have to look at it the rest of the year

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 06:40

Morning all

snoodle - all my agapanthus are in pots that i bring into an unheated GH for the winter.  As woody says, i think it is keeping them dry that is more important than the cold.  We have clay soil.  My Dad has sandy soil and they grow in his garden, without protection, like (very pretty) weeds.

Woody - enjoy Hampton Court next week - we are going on the Weds - fingers crossed for no rain !!

Nasal Polyp OP

Posted: 02/07/2014 at 23:07

With you Fishy - its our job to worry.  Hope she makes a very speedy recovery

Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Posted: 02/07/2014 at 22:56

Lovely pics of Hever - particularly the one of the sky reflected in the lake.  Fascinating place, considering what happened to Anne Boleyn next

Visited Mottisfont at the weekend - loved it, but only managed 2 pics before the rain came down

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/51431.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/51432.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

Growing Roses

Posted: 02/07/2014 at 07:33

Yviestevie - I was also going to suggest St Swithun with Mortimer Sackler .... But Dove beat me to it - so a double recommendation there !  Although i love Shropshire Lad I find that it only really goes with white ... its too peachy to work with other pinks.   Our old friend Gertrude also works as a climber 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 01/07/2014 at 06:43

Morning Dove and snoodle

And great to hear from you Woody - sounds like there is loads going on in your garden at the moment.

Will be away with work for the next few days, so there won't be much garden news to update you with ..... hopefully next weekend normal service will be resumed.  Hope OH remembers to water 

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Posted: 30/06/2014 at 06:36

........ just because I can

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Posted: 29/06/2014 at 23:56
Boo hoo - really bedtime now

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Posted: 29/06/2014 at 23:16
Said i was going to bed .... but actually cheering on Greece ... does that make me an honourary chap Verdun ??

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Posted: 29/06/2014 at 22:16
Thanks Bekkie - will make a note of that name just in case she goes for it again!
Nite, nite peeps :O
Hope real smilies are back soon

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