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Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 14/04/2015 at 20:40

I LOVE this thread So many lovely pictures .....thank you all for sharing Frit, lyn, Joybell and Lizzie.

here is my current pride and joy ....looks like it might escape the frosts this year

 Might get some pics in the daylight at the weekend, but I think it looks good in the gloaming too


Posted: 14/04/2015 at 20:34

Brookside is lovely too - its a sport of gravetye - another of my favourites


Posted: 14/04/2015 at 07:09

Lesley - heres one I made earlier....such a pretty weed

 Finding that pic has made me smile again....I hate it when I start the day grumpy



Posted: 14/04/2015 at 06:59

My Rozanne is just appearing - but I find it quite low growing. A good blue, but with a bit more height, is Orion.


Posted: 14/04/2015 at 06:52

Happy Pergola day Wintersong


Posted: 14/04/2015 at 06:52

Morning all. 

Yvie - as promised - hope this shows the difference between the flower (top) and the leaf bud (bottom) you see what I mean about it looking like an apple pip

 I love Wisteria  Hope yours does have flowers (need a fingers crossed smiley)

Am I grumpy cos.....

Posted: 13/04/2015 at 21:56

Photinia Red Robin

Love daffodils ...mostly because deer don't eat them.....we go for monoculture here


Posted: 13/04/2015 at 21:43

Yvie - wisteria leaf buds are smooth and brown ....a bit like an apple pip.  The flower ones fatten up and look more like the head of a bluebell before it opens.  Its dark now, but i will venture out in the morning and post you some pics, just in case my wonderfully descriptive words are leaving you scratching your head


Posted: 13/04/2015 at 06:46

Morning all

OH has the week off work, and Chicklets are still on Easter hols, so getting up this morning seems very hard

Watched Beechgrove last night - I would have ditched the phormium and kept the acer

Shrub Id please

Posted: 12/04/2015 at 23:44

You got it Nut  A dwarf russian almond ....burncoose have them for sale (one of the "good guys")

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Does anyone want to meet up? 
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Anyone know a good one? 
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Blue flowers like a forget me not 
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